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DJ AM and Travis Barker Injured in Plane Crash


Former Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker and Adam “DJ AM” Goldstein survived a Learjet plane crash Friday night.

The four other passengers, still unidentified, two passengers and two crew members, were killed in the crash, according to CNN.

Both men were in critical condition with extensive burns at the Joseph Still Burn Center in Augusta, Georgia early Saturday.

The National Transportation Safety Board sent a Go Team to Columbia, S.C., to investigate the crash of the Learjet 60, which crashed on takeoff at the Columbia Metropolitan Airport at 11:53 p.m. Friday night. Sparks were reportedly seen on takeoff by flight controllers.

Beth Frits, spokeswoman at the Burn Center, told CNN that Barker and Goldstein arrived at the hospital early Saturday with  “extensive  burns.” At last report, they are still in critical condition.

Barker and Goldstein, who perform together under the name TRVSDJ-AM, held a free outdoor concert in Columbia’s college neighborhood Friday night. DJ Steve Aoki, Perry Farrell and Gavin DeGrawalso performed with them. Farrell’s manager has confirmed to MTV that he was not on the plane.Perez Hilton is reporting that DeGraw was not on the plane.

Confirmed dead to MTV are the plane’s pilot, Sarah Lemmon, 31, of Anaheim, Calif., and her copilot, James Bland, 52, from Carlsbad, Calif. Barker’s assistant, Chris “Little Chris” Baker, also died in the crash. He was 29, and lived in Studio City, Calif. One other passenger is still unidentified.

“It’s absolutely terrible and tragic,” Columbia Mayor Bob Coble told AP.

Please say prayers for everyone who was on that flight.

Photo: Travis and Adam at the Roxy on June 25 in Hollywood.

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