INCIDENT NUMBER: 12279

16 December 2013 at 0030 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Australia. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported one individual suffering from exhaustion while bush walking. A helicopter was utilized to transport the individual to a nearby airport following treatment for his exhaustion.