13 October 2015 at 1649 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a 60 year old male suffering from a knee injury while on a hiking trip. The individual was transported by helicopter to a nearby hospital where he was treated for his injury.