INCIDENT NUMBER: 16036
24 April 2015 at 1606 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Chironico, Switzerland. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. Swiss Air Rescue responded to the location and transported an individual who sustained minor injuries during a paragliding accident. The individual was transported by helicopter to a nearby hospital where he received treatment for his injuries.