11 August 2016 at 1300 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Yukon Territory, Canada.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported four individuals who were unable to continue on their canoeing trip. The individuals were transported by helicopter back to their vehicle. No injuries were reported with this incident.