14 February 2017 at 1250 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from an InReach device in the United Kingdom.   IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a male sustaining severe injuries due to a fall while hiking. The individual was transported by helicopter to the nearest hospital where he received treatment.