INCIDENT NUMBER: 17440

15 March 2016 at 1505 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 located by a SAR team on snowmobiles and transported to a secure location in the nearest town. No injuries were reported with this incident.