INCIDENT NUMBER: 12554

31 January 2014 at 0458 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in New Zealand. IERCC personnel contacted the local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported an individual suffering from minor injuries following a hunting accident. A helicopter was utilized in transporting the party to a nearby hospital for treatment.