MEDIA ADVISORY: NTSB to Hold Summit on Mental Health in Aviation


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​​​WASHINGTON (Dec. 5, 2023) —The National Transportation Safety Board will host a Dec. 6 in-person roundtable discussion on mental health concerns in the aviation community.

The Aviation Safety Summit was first announced on Nov. 30.

WHAT: An NTSB summit on mental health in the aviation industry

WHO: NTSB Chair Homendy, investigative staff, and aviation stakeholders

WHEN: Wednesday, Dec. 6 at 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Eastern time

WHERE: NTSB Boardroom and Conference Center, 429 L’Enfant Plaza, SW, Washington, DC. The street entrance to the NTSB Boardroom and Conference Center is located on 10th Street, SW running between D Street and Frontage Road, SW just below the L'Enfant Plaza Promenade. It is accessible from L’Enfant Plaza Metro through food court.

REGISTRATION: This event is open to the public. Those planning to attend, including members of the news media, must register at NTSB Aviation Safety Summit: Navigating Mental Health in Aviation.

MEDIA: After clearing security, members of the news media should sign in at the media room, just to the left of the entrance to the boardroom.

The event will not be livestreamed, but a video recording will be uploaded to the NTSB’s YouTube channel several days after the summit.

The summit agenda is available at Navigating Mental Health in Aviation. The list of presenters will be available on the above webpage the day of the event.


To report an incident/accident or if you are a public safety agency, 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).