DJ AM Released From Burn Hospital
September 29, 2008 at 5:23 AM (PT)
A spokeswoman for DJ AM says the celebrity disc jockey has been released from a GEORGIA hospital after suffering severe burns in a fiery plane crash a week ago (NET NEWS 9/22). JENNI WEINMAN said FRIDAY that DJ AM had been released from the JOSEPH M. STILL BURN CENTER in AUGUSTA.
DJ AM, whose real name is ADAM GOLDSTEIN, and former BLINK-182 drummer TRAVIS BARKER, were rushed to the burn hospital last week after their Learjet crashed on takeoff from a COLUMBIA, SC airport.
Two pilots and two other passengers were killed in the crash just before midnight SEPTEMBER 19th
An officer who was among the first on the scene said the musicians told him they escaped the flaming wreckage by sliding down a wing. Doctors say they expect GOLDSTEIN and BARKER to fully recover.