INCIDENT NUMBER: G27486

12 August 2016 at 1935 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from an InReach device in Scotland, United Kingdom.   IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a 40-year-old male suffering a severe spine injury due to a fall while mountain climbing. The individual was transported by helicopter to the nearest hospital where he was treated.