1 April 2017 at 1139 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in the United Kingdom. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a 57-year-old suffering from an injured shoulder due to a motorcycle accident. The individual was transported by helicopter to a nearby hospital where his injury was treated.