15 March 2017 at 2022 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in New South Wales, Australia. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a 14-year-old female who had slipped and fell while hiking and suffered a head injury. The individual was transported by helicopter to a nearby hospital where she was treated.