INCIDENT NUMBER: 18187

30 July 2016 at 1134 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Switzerland.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported three males who became stranded and unable to continue on their hiking trip. The individuals were transported by helicopter to a secure location. No injuries were reported with this incident.