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Travis Barker Released From Hospital Following Plane Crash

September 29, 2008 2:24 PM ET

Nine days after surviving a jet crash that killed four people, former blink-182 drummer Travis Barker has been released from the Georgia hospital where he was recovering from third degree burns. "Travis Barker was discharged from the Joseph M. Still Burn Center at Doctors Hospital this morning," a spokesperson said. "He left in good condition." DJ AM, who also escaped the fiery crash in South Carolina, left the hospital late last week. Us reports that DJ AM updated his Facebook page over the weekend, saying "Adam Goldstein is the luckiest guy alive." A blown tire was blamed for the crash, which claimed the lives of Barker's assistant and bodyguard along with the plane's pilot and co-pilot.

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