06 April 2017 at 0924 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Finland. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a 71-year-old male who sprained his ankle while skiing. The individual was transported by helicopter to a local hospital where he was treated.