ABILENE, Texas -

A former Dyess squadron commander and his wife were killed in a plane crash April 19.

Major General Joseph D. Brown IV and his wife, Sue were fatally injured when the Cessna 210 he was piloting went down in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Brown served as a B-1 instructor pilot at Dyess Air force Base.  From 1997 to 1999 he was the commander of the 28th Bombardment Squadron at Dyess. 

Brown had logged over 4,100 hours in B-1s.

At the time of his death,  General Brown had been serving as the Commandant of the Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy in Washington, DC.