INCIDENT NUMBER: G27709

21 August 2016 at 1834 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from an InReach device in Piscataquis County, Maine.   IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a 60-year-old male who began having severe abdominal pains and became very ill while out hiking. The individual was transported by helicopter to the nearest hospital where he received treatment for his condition.