INCIDENT NUMBER: 17506

30 March 2016 at 2245 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in British Columbia, Canada.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a female sustaining a broken leg caused by an accident while hiking. The individual was transported by helicopter to a nearby hospital where she was treated for her injury.