Travis Barker Talks About 2008 Plane Crash That Nearly Killed Him
Huffington Post - over 2 years
Drummer Travis Barker of Blink-182 can now add "author" to his name. Barker is releasing his memoir, called Can I Say: Living Large, Cheating Death, and Drums, Drums, Drums, on Oct. 20. In the book, Barker talks about surviving the plane crash he was in during 2008, which killed four others. The drummer escaped the crash with the late DJ AM (real name Adam Goldstein) and both suffered second- and third-degree burns. Barker shared an excerpt from his upcoming book with Us Weekly. "At that moment, I felt like I was running for my family. I didn't care about anything except being with my kids, my father, my sister, Shanna ... I didn't think I was going to survive," Barker wrote. DJ AM and Barker were flying back from a concert in Columbia, South Carolina, when the private jet they were in became engulfed in flames. Eyewitness William Owens saw the plane crash happen when he was driving down the highway. "It ignites -- it crashed, in fact -- went across the highway and cras...
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