INCIDENT NUMBER: 18596

18 October 2016 at 1027 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Greece.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a 31-year-old male sustaining an injured hand caused by a mountain climbing accident. The individual was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital where he was treated for his injury.