16 September 2016 at 0516 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from an InReach device in Juneau, Alaska.   IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. U.S. Coast Guard personnel responded to the location and transported three individuals who became stranded due to their boat sinking. The individuals were transported by helicopter to a secure location. No injuries were reported with this incident.