INCIDENT NUMBER: G28120

05 September 2016 at 0102 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from an InReach device in Yukon Territory, Canada.   IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a young male sustaining a severe head injury caused by a horseback riding incident. The individual was transported by helicopter to a nearby hospital where he received treatment for his injury.