02 October 2016 at 1011 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from an InReach device in Newfoundland, Canada.   IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a 35-year-old male sustaining a back injury while out hiking. The individual was transported by helicopter to the nearest hospital where he received treatment for his injury.