INCIDENT NUMBER: 16632
16 August 2015 at 1027 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Jokkmokk, Sweden. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a male who began having abdominal pain and was unable to continue on his hiking trip. The individual was transported by helicopter to a secure location in a nearby town.