The former drummer in Blink-182 has been seriously injured in an airplane crash in South Carolina which left four people dead.

Travis Barker is currently being treated for burns at a hospital after the Learjet in which he was travelling crashed into a road whilst trying to take off.

A spokeswoman for the Federal Aviation Administration said Air Traffic controllers reported seeing sparks coming off the aircraft as it attempted to leave the runway.

US radio DJ Adam Goldstein is also in hospital receiving treatment for burns

In 2005, Blink-182 announced they were going on an "indefinite hiatus".

20/09/2008 16:41:16