INCIDENT NUMBER: G15703
02 April 2015 at 0517 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a DeLorme inReach device off shore near New Caledonia. IERCC personnel contacted the Maritime Rescue Center and informed them of the activation. MRCC personnel responded to the location and rescued an individual whose sailboat became stuck on a reef. The individual was winched from the vessel by helicopter and flown to safety. No injuries reported with this incident.