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Condition Update -- Barker and DJ AM

9/20/2008 3:30 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

TMZ has learned Travis Barker has been burned from the waist down, but he is expected to survive the plane crash. DJ AM's face was severely burned and is being tended to right now.

We're also told the tragedy is all the worse because one of the passengers who died, Chris Baker, Travis' assistant on "Meet the Barkers," was married recently and has a new baby.


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ap hasn't said travis has died. i was just at and they have nothing that say's that.

what an awful thing to say. the man is in critical condition, but expected to live. don't just say "he died" flippantly.

2120 days ago


This news is so upsetting to me. That's all I can say right now.

2120 days ago


Dear God - .what a horrendous thoughts and prayers to the victims and their families.


2120 days ago


this is soo sad.... :(

2120 days ago


they are both still in critical condition. just reading through the comments i cannot believe that there are so many classless rude people in this world, have some respect people.

2120 days ago


Although I am not a fan of either Travis Barker or DJ AM, this is still horribly tragic thoughts and prayers are with them and I hope they are able to recover fully from their injuries. I also send thoughts and prayers to the friends and families of those who died.

2120 days ago


Wonder if Shanna s willing to take care of Travis, now that he is seriously hurt. Hopefully, she has some shred of human decency for the father of her two kids.

But oh Lord,poor Travis,being left at the mercy of Shanna is a new kind of hell.

2120 days ago


For the poster who made the "life experience" remark, I guess you could say that to you I probably am old! I'm 40 and probably old enough to be your mom. I would've probably, unfortunately, been making jokes too 25 years ago. I know someone who was in a burn unit. It' ghastly. Probably the worst type of wound you can get. When you age, as your friends and family members go through various trials, you learn some things will never be funny. That's all I meant. I didn't want to make anyone feel bad. It's just that for the 4 who died, their family and friends will never get to say goodbye, either literally or saying goodbye to the body, as a burned body is a devestating thing to see. For the two who lived, they and their loved ones face a very hard road. That's all.

2120 days ago


Don't wake me up in a burn unit!
Honestly, I would rather be dead.

2120 days ago


My thoughts go out to everyone that was killed. What an awful thing to happen. It's frustrating when young talented people die, yet we see the talentless bimbos parading around without a care in the world. Unfortunately, we're going to be seeing and hearing a lot about Shanna now..ugh. Way to ruin a moment....

2120 days ago


Just by looking at the video it's clear to me that the flaps were not set for take-off.

2120 days ago


My thoughts and prayers go out to the families and friends of the people that passed. And to Travis and DJ your angles are watching over you both. We will keep you both in our prayers for a great recovery you keep fighting! God Bless

2120 days ago


Posted at 1:13PM on Sep 20th 2008 by GCD

Very informative and thoughtful post. Thoughts & prayers to DJ AM & Travis in this critical time of their recovery. RIP to the four others that lost their lives and prayers to their families. :(

2120 days ago


This is devastating.

2120 days ago


I just don't understand the logic behind acting like a saint on TMZ. This is a tabloid website. If you're going to deliver a sermon, go to a church.

2120 days ago
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