INCIDENT NUMBER: 16458
11 July 2015 at 1148 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Soazza, Switzerland. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a male individual who sustained a broken leg due to a paragliding accident. The individual was transported by helicopter to a nearby hospital where he was treated for his injury.