INCIDENT NUMBER: 17349

23 February 2016 at 0623 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Nunavut, Canada.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported an individual who became stranded due to his malfunctioning snowmobile. The individual was transported by a SAR team on snowmobiles back to the nearest town. No injuries were reported with this incident.