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Travis' Assistant Dies in Crash

9/20/2008 12:18 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Travis Barker's assistant -- featured on the reality show "Meet the Barkers" -- was one of the four people who died in last night's plane crash in Columbia, SC.
Travis Barker and Chris Baker
Chris Baker, 29, died along with the pilot Sarah Lemmon, co-pilot James Bland and Charles Still, who was Travis' bodyguard. Barker and DJ AM are still in a burn center in Augusta, GA in critical condition.

Gavin Degraw's father has told a local paper in SC Degraw was not on the plane and is still in Columbia.

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To the idiot saying it was the woman pilot's fault--you're a a-hole. The plane had mechanical problems, nothing a pilot can do about that, duh!

2226 days ago


Ann, you're full of crap! "Planes go down there ALL the time" Yeah right. The authorities even said this was a FIRST.

2226 days ago


I went to Junior High & High School with Chris Baker. I heard he just got married and had a baby. Anyone know if this is true? God bless you made it so far from the "little" town of Roseville.

2226 days ago

michelle & lupe, friends of chris baker    

me and my husband knew chris. he was a good friend of ours! and a very good hearted person! we will miss him in the years to come...... we love and miss you chirs baker...... and the best of wishes go out to his family and loved ones, and also to his wife and children, the best of luck.

2216 days ago
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