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Nebraska Couple Die In Plane Crash In Williamsburg

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Maj. Gen. Joseph D. Brown IV  (Courtesy U.S. Air Force website) Maj. Gen. Joseph D. Brown IV (Courtesy U.S. Air Force website)

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) - Virginia State Police have released the names of a couple killed in a plane crash near Williamsburg.
    
Spokeswoman Corinne Geller says 54-year-old pilot Joseph D. Brown IV and his wife, 52-year-old Susan D. Brown, died when a single-engine Cessna 210 crashed in a James City County subdivision. Their dog also died in the crash. There were no other passengers on the plane.
    
Virginia and Nebraska media outlets identified Joseph Brown as an Air Force major general. They said he was an official at the National Defense University in Washington and formerly was assigned to U.S. Strategic Command at Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska.
    
Geller says the crash occurred at 4:53 p.m. Friday near the Williamsburg-Jamestown Airport.

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WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) - Virginia State Police have released the names of a Nebraska couple killed in a plane crash near Williamsburg.

Spokeswoman Corinne Geller says 54-year-old pilot Joseph D. Brown IV and his wife, 52-year-old Susan D. Brown, died when a single-engine Cessna 210 crashed in a James City County subdivision. Their dog also died in the crash. There were no other passengers on the plane.

Geller says the crash occurred at 4:53 p.m. Friday near the Williamsburg-Jamestown Airport, where the plane was supposed to land. She says no one on the ground was injured, and no buildings were damaged.

Federal Aviation Administration investigators arrived at the scene Friday evening.

Other details, including the victims' hometown, weren't immediately released.

 

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