INCIDENT NUMBER: 17679

06 May 2016 at 1444 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Norway.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a male suffering from a heart attack while out on a hiking trip. The individual was transported by helicopter to the nearest hospital where he was treated for his condition.