27 March 2017 at 2326 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. Officers responded to the location and transported a male who became stranded due to his broken-down snowmobile. The individual was transported by a SAR team on snowmobiles to a secure location in town. No injuries to report with this incident.