24 September 2015 at 2119 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Fairbanks, Alaska. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported an individual suffering minor injuries sustained during small aircraft accident. The individual was transported by helicopter to a nearby hospital where he received treatment for his injuries.