10 December 2016 at 1926 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from an InReach device off the coast of Turkey.   IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported two individuals who began experiencing technical difficulties with their vessel. The individuals were towed to shore by a rescue vessel. No injuries were reported with this incident.