INCIDENT NUMBER: 18967

18 January 2017 at 2309 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device off the coast of Mexico.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a male who became stranded due to his malfunctioning vessel. The individual was transported by rescue vessel to a secure location on land.