18 April 2017 at 1404 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 60-year-old male sustaining unknown injuries caused by a paragliding accident. The individual was assisted by police and ambulance and then transported by helicopter to a hospital for treatment.