INCIDENT NUMBER: 17461

22 March 2016 at 0211 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 a 17 year old male who became stranded due to his malfunctioning snowmobile. The individual was transported by a SAR team on snowmobiles to a secure location in the nearest town. No injuries were reported with this incident.