Pilot Jerry Notham, 82, and his wife Corinne, 82, of Mesa, Ariz., died Saturday when their plane crashed 19 miles southeast of Ely, KOLO-TV, Reno, reported.
There was no indication what caused the crash. The White Pine County, Nev., Sheriff's Office reported no weather problems.
One witness said the plane simply plunged into the ground, KOLO-TV said.
Local officials reached the crash site Sunday, KTNV-TV, Las Vegas, reported Monday.