27 April 2017 at 0905 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 61-year-old female sustaining a fractured ankle caused while hiking. The individual was transported by helicopter to a waiting ambulance that took her to a hospital for treatment.