19 May 2016 at 0607 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from an InReach device in Alaska.   IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a 29 year old male who flipped his airplane while taking off. The individual was transported by helicopter to the nearest hospital with a few minor injuries.