30 September 2015 at 0039 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 an individual suffering from an illness obtained during a hunting trip. The individual was transported by helicopter to a nearby hospital for treatment. No injuries to report.