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.
Original story from April 19
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) --
Virginia State Police say a small plane crashed in the Williamsburg area.
James City County District Fire Chief Bob Ryalls tells media outlets that two people were killed in Friday's crash.
He said a family pet was killed too.
Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen described the plane as a Cessna 210 that went down about a half-mile from the airport in an open field.
The plane's origination and destination, along with the victims' names, weren't immediately released.
Ryalls said the Cessna crashed in a subdivision near the Williamsburg-Jamestown Airport.