Contact Us

​​​​​​​​​​​​To contact the NTSB about any of the topics below, please see the specific contact information. For issues not included below, please use the contact form​.


For media inquiries, contact ntsbmediarelatio​[email protected].

Family Assistance

To contact Family Assistance, please email [email protected].

Reporting an Accident

  • I am a pilot and ​want to report an aviation accident: See the aviation accident / incident reporting requirements page​ for full details on the process.​
  • ​​​​​​I am a public safety officer and want to report an accident: To report an incident/accident, please call 1-844-373-9922 or 202-314-6290 to speak to a watch officer at the NTSB Response Operations Center (ROC) in Washington, DC (24/7).

    Download A Guide to Responding to a Transportation Accident​.​

  • I witnessed an accident: Please prepare a statement and email it to [email protected]. Please be sure to include a telephone number so that an investigator may contact you directly if necessary.

Report a TCAS Resolution Advisory​​

Please see the report an accident page for details on submitting your TCAS resolution advisory.

Reports, Publications, & Investigation Dockets

FOIA Requests

Accident Data

  • I would like to browse published data and statistics summaries: See Statistical Reviews​.
  • I n​eed help using CAROL: See the CAROL help page​​.
  • I have suggestions to improve CAROL: Please email your suggestions to [email protected]
  • I would like to download the NTSB aviation ​accident data: See the accident data page​ for datasets and instructions.
  • I need help conducting a search of accident data: Please email your question​ to [email protected]. Please provide the following:
    • First and Last Name [required]
    • Email [required]
    • Phone Number [optional]
    • Description of your question [required]​


For any of the issues below, please email [email protected].

  • I want to discuss advocacy opportunities
  • I am requesting a presenter or testimony
  • I want more information on the Most Wanted List
  • I want more information on an NTSB event


For any of the issues below, please email [email protected].

  • I would like the status of a petition for reconsideration
  • I would like general information about the NTSB
  • I have a question or comment for the Chair or a board member

Safety Recommendations

For any of the issues below, please email [email protected].

  • I received a letter from the NTSB regarding one or more safety recommendations and I have a question.
  • I am responding to a letter from the NTSB regarding one or more safety recommendations.


For any of the issues below, please email [email protected].

  • Comment on a web page
  • Report an accessibility issue on the website
  • Report a security issue on the website