Overseas and Foreign Transportation Accident

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​​Oversea​s Transportation Accidents Involving United States Citizens

If you are concerned about a US citizen relative or friend who is traveling or living abroad, you may contact:

the nearest US Embassy or Consulate, or

call the Department of State’s Overseas Citizens Services office in Washington, DC at 1-888-407-4747 (from outside the US and Canada, call 202-501-4444).​

Please visit  Department of State’s Bureau of Consular Affairs-US Citizens Missing Abroad  for additional information.

Foreign Accident Investigations

​Additional information about NTSB involvement in foreign accident investigations is provided under NTSB’s Role in Foreign Aviation​ Investigations webpage. If you have additional questions related to the NTSB’s involvement in or family assistance operations associated with a specific foreign accident investigation, please contact us at assistance@ntsb.gov.



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