INCIDENT NUMBER: 18727

14 November 2016 at 2206 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Alberta, Canada.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a 29-year-old male who became lost while out hiking. The individual was transported by helicopter to a secure location. No injuries were reported with this incident.