21 March 2017 at 0158 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in South Australia, Australia. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a male who suffered spinal and internal injuries from a motorbike accident. The individual was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital where his injuries were treated.