INCIDENT NUMBER: 16639
17 August 2015 at 1310 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Sarek National Park, Sweden. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a male who became ill while mountain climbing and was unable to continue on his trip. The individual was transported by helicopter to a secure location in a nearby town.