INCIDENT NUMBER: 11586

16 September 2013 at 2321 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported one individual suffering from minor injuries following a canoe accident. A helicopter was used to transport the injured party to a nearby hospital for treatment.