Travis Barker Says Hey "Might Fly Again" 12 Years After Deadly Plane Crash

Travis Barker is thinking about flight once more, greater than 12 years after enduring a fatal airplane accident.

In September 2008, the now-45-year-old Blink-182 drummer, that currently had a fear of flying, boarded a personal airplane in South Carolina to head to the Los Angeles location. The tiny jet overwhelmed the path and also struck an embankment, breaking right into fires. Travis and also buddy Adam “DJ AM” Goldstein left with a fire escape. They were the only ones to survive the crash and also experienced extreme burns. The continuing to be 4 individuals, consisting of 2 even more of the drummer’s good friends, passed away.

On Friday, June 25, Travis tweeted, arbitrarily, “I might fly again,” including an airplane emoji.

The rocker has actually not flown considering that the accident. He takes buses to reach shows in North America and also has considering that the mishap took a trip on cruise liner a couple of times to sign up with Blink-182 on trip in Europe.

Travis was hospitalized for 3 months adhering to the accident and also dealt with for third-degree burns on 65 percent of his body. With his body swallowed up in fires from shedding jet gas, Travis ran throughout a freeway ablaze. DJ AM aided produce the fires with the t-shirt off his very own back, Men’s Health reported.