INCIDENT NUMBER: 17971

26 June 2016 at 1836 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device off the coast of Colombia.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. Colombian Coast Guard personnel responded to the location and transported a group of individuals who became stranded due to their malfunctioning vessel. The individuals were transported by Coast Guard vessel to a secure location on land. No injuries were reported with this incident.