INCIDENT NUMBER: 12047
14 November 2013 at 1853 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in New Zealand. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported one individual suffering from injuries following a paragliding accident. A helicopter was utilized to transport the individual to a nearby hospital for treatment.