20 February 2016 at 1950 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a DeLorme inReach device in British Columbia, Canada.   IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a male sustaining a broken back caused by a snowmobile accident. The individual was transported by helicopter to the nearest hospital where he was treated for his condition.