- 1.) Adolph Dubs, in Afghanistan, 1979
- 2.) Francis E. Meloy Jr., in Lebanon, 1976
- 3.) Rodger P. Davies, in Cyprus, 1974
- 4.) Cleo A. Noel Jr., in Sudan, 1973
- 5.) John Gordon Mein, in Guatemala, 1968
Two other U.S. ambassadors died in plane crashes abroad: Arnold L. Raphel, in Pakistan in 1988, and Laurence A. Steinhardt, in Canada in 1950.
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