INCIDENT NUMBER: 19162
14 March 2017 at 2211 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in New Zealand. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and air lifted a stuck member of a hiking group from the bottom of a steep hill to the top of the trailhead. No injuries to report.