Travis Barker, Dj Am Critically Injured In Plane Crash
Former Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker and DJ AM have been critically injured in a Learjet crash in South Carolina that killed four people.
Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen says the plane carrying six people was departing Columbia, S.C., shortly before midnight Friday when air traffic controllers reporting seeing sparks. She says the plane went off the runway and crashed on a nearby road.
Hospital spokeswoman Beth Frits says Barker and DJ AM, whose real name is Adam Goldstein, were at a burn center in Augusta, Ga. Federal officials say two crew members and two passengers have been killed.
Barker and DJ AM were in the area to perform at a T-Mobile sponsored event earlier in the day.
Alter Bridge was formed in 2004 by Mark Tremonti (lead guitar, vocals), Brian Marshall (bass) and Scott Phillips (drums), all former members of Creed, with Myles Kennedy (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), formerly of The Mayfield Four.