08 March 2017 at 1845 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from an InReach device in Canada. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a 30-year-old male who sustained a back injury while snowmobiling. The individual was transported by helicopter to the nearest hospital where his injury was treated.