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Travis Barker and DJ AM In Critical Condition

Saturday, September 20th, 2008

Travis Barker, 32 and DJ AM, 35, were critically injured after their plane crashed on the runway, shortly after take off. TRVS had just played a free T-Mobile concert in South Carolina with Perry Ferrell and Gavin DeGraw.   There were six people on the Lear jet leaving Columbia, SC headed for Van Nuys, CA, just before midnight, Friday.  Four of the six people are reported dead, while the two survivors are said to be severely burned.  Travis and DJ AM were taken by ambulance to a burn center in Augusta, GA. DJ AM was airlifted with severe burns to the face, while Travis suffered severe burns from waist down.   They are both in critical condition.TMZ reports the plane went off the road and crashed on a nearby highway after air-traffic controller reported sparks coming from the plane.  Those that lost their lives due to the crash are the pilot Sarah Lemmon, 31, co-pilot James Bland, 52, Travis’ body guard, Charles Still , 25, and Travis’ assistant Chris Baker, 29. Travis and DJ AM are both said to be in critical, yet stable condition.