Celebrities survive fatal plane crash

AP Photo/Chris PizzelloIn this Sept. 7, 2008 file photo, DJ AM, left, and musician Travis Barker pose backstage at the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards held at Paramount Pictures Studio Lot in Los Angeles. A hospital spokeswoman in Columbia, S.C. says former Blink-182 drummer Barker and DJ AM, whose real name is Adam Goldstein, have been critically injured in a Learjet crash that occurred shortly before midnight on Friday, Sept. 19, 2008 in South Carolina. Federal officials say two crew members and two passengers have been killed.

AP Photo/Chris PizzelloIn this Sept. 7, 2008 file photo, DJ AM, left, and musician Travis Barker pose backstage at the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards held at Paramount Pictures Studio Lot in Los Angeles. A hospital spokeswoman in Columbia, S.C. says former Blink-182 drummer Barker and DJ AM, whose real name is Adam Goldstein, have been critically injured in a Learjet crash that occurred shortly before midnight on Friday, Sept. 19, 2008 in South Carolina. Federal officials say two crew members and two passengers have been killed.

COLUMBIA, S.C. " A hospital spokeswoman says former Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker and a popular disc jockey 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 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.

The names of the dead are being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

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