06 December 2013 at 2022 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Colorado. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported 3 individuals who had become stranded after the helicopter they were in malfunctioned and made an emergency landing. Sheriff’s deputies were utilized in transporting the party to a nearby airport; no injuries were reported.