18 March 2017 at 1919 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in France. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported 2 individuals who had become lost on a hiking trip. The individuals were found and escorted by police to the nearest hospital. No injuries to report.