Marc Larouche Biography – Marc Larouche Wiki
Marc Larouche is one of the two air crew members killed in the CH-147F Chinook crash on June 20, 2023, near Garrison Petawawa, Ontario. Originally of Amos, Quebec, Marc earned a private pilot’s license before joining the Royal Canadian Air Force as a pilot.
After attaining his pilot’s wings in 1993, he served with several squadrons, flying the CH-135 Twin Huey, CH-146 Griffon and CH-147F Chinook helicopters. He deployed internationally on Operation DELIVERANCE in Somalia and domestically on Operation PODIUM in British Columbia.
Marc Larouche Age
Marc Larouche died on June 20, 2023. He was 53 years old.
Marc Larouche Death
According to the Royal Canadian Air Force, Captain Marc Larouche died in the crash of a Chinook helicopter near Garrison Petawawa on June 20, 2023.
“Following the official identification by the Coroner, and in accordance with the wishes of their families, the Royal Canadian Air Force is releasing the names of the two air crew members killed in the CH-147F Chinook crash on June 20, 2023, near Garrison Petawawa, Ontario,” the Royal Canadian Air Force said in a statement. “The two deceased members are Captain David Domagala and Captain Marc.”
“As we grieve, the Royal Canadian Air Force asks the media and public to respect the privacy of the families of the fallen.
“The investigation by the Royal Canadian Air Force’s Directorate of Flight Safety remains ongoing.”
The Larouche family released the following statement:
“It is with profound sadness that I announce the passing of my beloved husband, Capt. Marc Larouche. He was a father, a son, a brother, a friend…. Above all, he was a mentor. He’s been a pilot since 1993 and since has become a revered instructor. It comforts all of us to know that he left doing what he loved most. He leaves behind to grieve his three sons Maxim, Guillaume and Marc-Antoine, his parents Janine and Alain, his sister Christine and his closest brothers in arms. May you rest in peace, Marc. You are loved. Annie.”