2020 News 

Canadian Armed Forces members recovered from Stalker 22 crash identified

June 20, 2020 – On June 18, 2020, the Office of the Chief Coroner for Ontario identified the remains of four of the six Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members killed in the CH-148 Cyclone helicopter crash of April 29. Remains of the following CAF members have been positively identified: • Captain Kevin Hagen, Pilot, originally from Nanaimo, British Columbia • Captain Maxime Miron-Morin, Air Combat Systems Officer, originally from Bécancour, Quebec • Sub-Lieutenant Matthew Pyke, Naval Warfare Officer, originally from Truro, Nova Scotia • Master Corporal Matthew Cousins, Airborne Electronic…

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2020 News 

Statements from the Family of Captain Maxime Miron-Morin RCAF

Maxime Miron-Morin, February 24, 1991 – April 29, 2020. Captain Maxime Miron-Morin (Max) RCAF was tragically lost in the CH-148 Cyclone helicopter crash while proudly serving Canada aboard HMCS Fredericton in support of Operation REASSURANCE. **************************************** Max was a genuine and patient soul; his authenticity and approachable demeanor instantly drew people to him. He had the time of day and then some for every person who crossed his path and was ready to help in any situation without hesitation. Life was instantly better with Max around – with his infectious…

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2020 News 

Search efforts transition to recovery mission following helicopter accident

May 1, 2020 – Today, the search and rescue efforts of Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2) officially transitioned into search and recovery efforts, following Wednesday’s tragic accident involving a Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) CH-148 Cyclone helicopter in the Mediterranean Sea. At this time, one member, Sub-Lieutenant Abbigail Cowbrough, a Marine Systems Engineering Officer, originally from Toronto, Ontario, has been confirmed deceased. The missing five members who were aboard the aircraft are now officially considered missing and presumed deceased: Captain Brenden Ian MacDonald, Pilot, originally from New Glasgow, Nova…

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