Officials confirmed that the racing legend, his wife and their baby escaped a private jet that crashed and caught fire in Elizabethton, Tennessee.
The government issued a statement Wednesday saying Boeing will need to "mitigate" the issue before the Max 8 jets could be put back in service.
Dennis Muilenburg told CBS the plane manufacturer also apologizes "more broadly to the traveling public where confidence has been affected."
The embattled plane maker said Saturday it “made corrections" to the simulator software used to train some Boeing pilots.
Several people sustained injuries, some serious, in the crash near the town of Ketchikan. One person remains unaccounted for, Princess Cruises said.
Animals riding in the cargo hold did not survive when the plane skidded off the Naval Air Station Jacksonville runway and took on water.
After weeks of speculation, Ethiopian investigators have provided the first official glimpse into what went wrong in the second 737 Max 8 crash in five months.
“All of those planes are grounded effectively immediately,” the president said hours after Canada grounded the aircraft following the Ethiopian Airlines crash.
Two airplanes of the same model were involved in crashes within five months, including an Ethiopian Airlines flight on Sunday.
The plane’s only occupant, a male pilot, perished in the crash. Four other people who were inside the home also died.
Pilot Eladio Marquez and his passenger were killed in the crash. A teacher was injured.
His intent was "not to harm anyone. He was right in saying there are so many people who loved him."
The ground service worker took an Alaska Airlines plane from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
"I was thinking, like, I'm going to have this moment of serenity," said the man flying the stolen aircraft.
A Cessna 414 crashed about a mile from John Wayne Airport in Orange County.
At least eighty-five people were injured when a flight to Mexico City crash-landed in a field soon after takeoff from Durango.
The plane and its crew had been actively involved in hurricane relief efforts.
Mina Basaran, the daughter of a Turkish tycoon, had been celebrating her bachelorette party in Dubai.
The Aseman Airlines flight from Tehran is believed to have gone down in a mountainous area near the town of Semirom.