10 May 2016 at 0049 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 66 year old female suffering severe abdominal pain and flu-like symptoms while out hiking. The individual was transported by helicopter to the nearest hospital where she received treatment for her condition.