INCIDENT NUMBER: 18217

03 August 2016 at 0723 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Sweden.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a male who became stranded and unable to continue on his hike. The individual was transported by helicopter back to his campsite. No injuries were reported with this incident.