Plane crash drummer staying positive, says friend

Travis Barker is thanking God and trying to stay positive, after walking away from a plane crash that killed four people, including two close friends.

The former Blink-182 drummer and DJ Adam Goldstein were the only survivors after the Learjet they were passengers in on a Friday night flight to California failed to clear the runway in South Carolina and burst into flames.

Among the four dead were Barker's assistant Chris Baker and his security guard and longtime friend Charles Still.

Barker is still in hospital in Augusta, Georgia, where he is being treated for third-degree burns over his torso and lower body - but his friend and business partner Bill Nosal insists he is attempting to remain upbeat.

Nosal, the spokesperson for Barker's clothing line Stars and Straps, said: "If you make it out of a crash of that magnitude, somebody's looking out for you. He's trying to stay upbeat."

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