May 31, 2013
Chris was responding by helicopter from Moosonee to a medevac request in Attawapiskat shortly after 12:00 am. Contact was lost with the helicopter shortly after takeoff. The crash site was found at daybreak a few kilometres away from the launch site. Chris, his partner Dustin Dagenais and the two pilots, Don Filliter and Jacques Dupuy all perished in the crash. Chris was 38 years old and had over 10 years experience in EMS. He was married and had three children.