Monday, September 22, 2008

Former Blink 182 drummer in fatal crash

The Daily telegraph reports that Travis Barker, former Blink-182 drummer and one-time boyfriend of Paris Hilton is in critical condition after a private jet crashed. Celebrity DJ Adam Goldstein was also critically injured. The two are in a stable condition in hospital with severe burns.

Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen said the plane carrying six people was leave South Caroline at midnight when air traffic controllers saw sparks, Associated Press has reported. Their Learjet crashed shortly after take-off just before midnight on Friday in South Carolina. The plane veered off a runway, through a fence and crashed on a road, she said.

Barker and Goldstein had performed together at a concert in Columbia that night.