INCIDENT NUMBER: 17508

31 March 2016 at 1235 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Sweden.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a 19 year old male sustaining an injured leg due to a skiing accident. The individual was transported by helicopter to the nearest hospital where he was treated for his injury.