INCIDENT NUMBER: 16718
02 September 2015 at 1528 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Newfoundland, Canada. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a 48 year old male suffering from hypothermia while on a hiking expedition. The individual was transported by helicopter to a secure location.