INCIDENT NUMBER: 16066
27 April 2015 at 1944 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device offshore near Island Ilot Brosse, New Caledonia. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. MRCC personnel contacted local fisherman from the island, who assisted two US Citizens whose vessel became stuck on a reef after they lost their anchor during the night. The individuals were transported by vessel to safety. No injuries reported with this incident.