17 August 2015 at 0557 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Yukon-Koyukuk, Alaska.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a male who injured his leg while hunting and was unable to climb back down the mountain. The individual was transported by helicopter to the nearest hospital where he was treated for his injury.