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Travis Barker, Adam Goldstein injured in fatal Learjet crash
L.A. Times ^ | Sept 20, 2008 | Geoff Boucher, Jennifer Oldham

Posted on 09/20/2008 11:25:08 AM PDT by LiberalsSpendYourMoney

Former Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker and Adam Goldstein, known as celebrity DJ AM, were critically injured in a fiery Learjet crash in South Carolina that killed four people, authorities said today. The Learjet was taking off shortly before midnight Friday with six people aboard, including two crew members, when air traffic controllers saw sparks. The plane, which was en route to Van Nuys airport, veered off the end of the runway, rolled through a fence and crashed on a nearby road, said Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen. Barker and Goldstein were in critical condition at a burn center in Augusta, Ga., about 75 miles southwest of Columbia, hospital spokeswoman Beth Frits said.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: South Carolina
KEYWORDS: adamgoldstein; barker; djam; planecrash
My little brother loves this band - Blink 182. I don't know what the political leanings of these people are but it's just a really sad story.
1 posted on 09/20/2008 11:25:08 AM PDT by LiberalsSpendYourMoney
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To: LiberalsSpendYourMoney

Travis Barker burned from the waist down. DJ AM’s face burned.

http://www.tmz.com/2008/09/20/condition-update-barker-and-dj-am/


2 posted on 09/20/2008 11:26:27 AM PDT by BunnySlippers (PALIN-MANIA ... I haz it!)
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To: LiberalsSpendYourMoney

If you’ve ever been to a scene, and observed someone that is screaming and howling in hellish agony from their critical burns, politics suddenly seems very distant.


3 posted on 09/20/2008 11:28:38 AM PDT by dragnet2 (The chickens are coming home to roost from their global adventure)
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To: LiberalsSpendYourMoney

Pray for those who have major burns. They need all the help that we can give.


4 posted on 09/20/2008 11:31:25 AM PDT by fella (.He that followeth after vain persons shall have poverty enough." Pv.28:19')
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To: LiberalsSpendYourMoney

I’m a huge Blink 182 fan. Prayers up to Travis and his friend.


5 posted on 09/20/2008 11:38:02 AM PDT by Abbeville Conservative (Sarah Palin, spaying and neutering the animals on the angry left)
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To: LiberalsSpendYourMoney

Political leanings aside...My daughter is a burn survivor, and it’s a horrible, horrible thing for anyone to go through, physically and emotionally. My prayers are for these two young men’s recovery.


6 posted on 09/20/2008 11:38:05 AM PDT by PleaseNoMore
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To: LiberalsSpendYourMoney

Travis Barker kicks copious amounts of a$$ on the drums. Political leanings are irrelevant — he pretty much shuts up and drums....


7 posted on 09/20/2008 11:38:35 AM PDT by apastron
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To: LiberalsSpendYourMoney

Just to clarify, I was stating that I DO NOT think their political considerations matter for serious and awful situations like this. Sorry if there was a misunderstanding. Sad is sad.


8 posted on 09/20/2008 11:44:27 AM PDT by LiberalsSpendYourMoney (Barry, you're more racist than 99% of Americans. And you're ugly.)
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To: dragnet2
Of all the horrible things that can happen to someone, burning has always struck me as the worst. The treatment seems as bad as the incident itself.

Prayers up for these guys.

9 posted on 09/20/2008 11:54:40 AM PDT by Dianna
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To: apastron

yes...and thank you for saying that. Always loved Blink...prayers to him and Adam.


10 posted on 09/20/2008 11:55:59 AM PDT by Katya (Homo Nosce Te Ipsum)
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To: LiberalsSpendYourMoney

The tower “seeing sparks” indicates to me either the plane had an engine failure, or the flaps weren’t set for takeoff, and the pilot drug the tail on the runway trying to get it into the air. Can’t really tell for sure from the picture at the source, but the wing flaps on the left wing don’t look like they’re extended at all.

}:-)4


11 posted on 09/20/2008 12:07:50 PM PDT by Moose4 (http://moosedroppings.wordpress.com -- Because 20 million self-important blogs just aren't enough.)
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To: Moose4

I noticed that too; hard to tell...


12 posted on 09/20/2008 12:09:59 PM PDT by IFly4Him
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To: dragnet2
If you’ve ever been to a scene, and observed someone that is screaming and howling in hellish agony from their critical burns, politics suddenly seems very distant.

Have you never been to a witch burning?

13 posted on 09/20/2008 12:16:41 PM PDT by Sawdring
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To: LiberalsSpendYourMoney

http://showclix.com/blog/?p=1898


14 posted on 09/20/2008 12:40:27 PM PDT by silverleaf (Fasten your seat belts- it's going to be a BUMPY ride.)
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To: Moose4

There are additional pictures at http://www.wistv.com/Global/category.asp?C=127802.


15 posted on 09/20/2008 12:42:39 PM PDT by Palmettomom
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To: Moose4

Maybe a blown tire.


16 posted on 09/20/2008 12:51:11 PM PDT by poindexter
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To: silverleaf

They were working on a mix tape called “Fix Your Face” ?

Ugh.


17 posted on 09/20/2008 1:06:20 PM PDT by iiidocs
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To: Palmettomom; LiberalsSpendYourMoney
Appearances should not matter. Just a few months ago I went to IL for a wedding of my daughters best friend. I must admit it was the most motley crew I have ever had the pleasure to spend time with.

They were ALL tatted up and piercings but were the most conservative bunch I have talked to. All had families, adored their children, worked hard and were even more PRO McCain that I was at the time. This was before he appointed Palin as his VP.

I have always been a very strong Conservative but these guys taught me a few things. Mainly about how he would do what it took to try and clean up corruption in the White House and stop the GVT waste. Then they taught me something about myself and that was how I tended to judge people.

After the reception I over heard the owners of the place where both the wedding reception and wedding was held. The owners said “I have never seen a more polite and well manner crowd”. They went on to say after 30 years in the business it was the 1st that there was no incident”

Sure made me take a look in the mirror.

Praying for these guys and for Travis that lost his cousin in the crash as well. Burns are horrible, spent a great deal of time at Brooks Army Hospital when my brother was burned severely in Nam.

18 posted on 09/20/2008 1:15:20 PM PDT by angelsonmyside
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To: Sawdring

I avoid them, as I do posters that make moronic comments such as yours.


19 posted on 09/20/2008 1:51:24 PM PDT by dragnet2 (The chickens are coming home to roost from their global adventure)
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To: dragnet2

The aftermath is just as horrible. The burn unit was one of a couple of places I could never, ever work.


24 posted on 09/20/2008 4:35:41 PM PDT by Canticle_of_Deborah (Repentance is a contract with God for a second life - St. John Climacus)
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To: ColdWater

Stay off this thread, too. Thank you.


25 posted on 09/20/2008 5:03:03 PM PDT by Lead Moderator
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To: dragnet2

You sound so upscale!


26 posted on 09/20/2008 5:28:01 PM PDT by Sawdring
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To: LiberalsSpendYourMoney

Uninterested in who they are, but I certainly wish them a speedy recovery. It sounds very bad, though.


27 posted on 09/21/2008 4:24:51 AM PDT by Mobile Vulgus
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To: LiberalsSpendYourMoney

I don’t understand why you’re posting this here.


28 posted on 09/21/2008 4:38:56 AM PDT by GOPJ ( Bigots are defined by beliefs - not by choice of victim. Dems are the new bigots - ask Sarah.)
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To: Aaron0617
Just bumping....One of the two died of a drug od. And Final Destination opens in theatres today.

http://www.tmz.com/2009/08/28/dj-am-dies/

29 posted on 08/28/2009 5:18:46 PM PDT by Aaron0617
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