INCIDENT NUMBER: 17796
28 May 2016 at 2108 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Denali, Alaska. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported three individuals who were unable to cross a high river while out hiking. The individuals were transported by helicopter to a secure location. No injuries were reported with this incident.