09 December 2016 at 0857 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Western Australia.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a 62-year-old male who had to perform an emergency landing in his glider. The individual was transported by helicopter to a secure location. No injuries were reported with this incident.