INCIDENT NUMBER: G26980

29 July 2016 at 0017 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a InReach device in Ontario, Canada.   IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a 16-year-old male sustaining a dislocated shoulder while out canoeing. The individual was transported by helicopter to the nearest hospital where he was treated for his injury.