INCIDENT NUMBER: 18348

24 August 2016 at 1419 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Summit County, Utah.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a 67-year-old male sustaining a knee injury while on a backpacking expedition. The individual was transported by helicopter back to the trailhead.