INCIDENT NUMBER: G28238

09 September 2016 at 1039 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from an InReach device in Switzerland.   IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported two males who were unable to continue on their hike. The individuals were transported by helicopter to a secure location. No injuries were reported with this incident.