27 May 2016 at 2014 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from an InReach device in Anchorage, Alaska.   IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a male sustaining a minor arm injury caused by an airplane accident. The individual was transported by helicopter to the nearest hospital where he was treated for his injury.