(CNN) — Former Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker and disc jockey Adam “DJ AM” Goldstein were in critical condition with extensive burns Saturday after a jet crash that killed four people, authorities said. Lexington County Coroner Harry O. Harman said all the dead in Friday’s crash were Californians.
He identified them as pilot Sarah Lemmon, 31, of Anaheim Hills; co-pilot James Bland, 52, of Carlsbad; Chris Baker, 29, of Studio City; and Charles Still , 25, of Los Angeles.
The Associated Press reported that Baker was an assistant to Barker and Still was a security guard for the musician.
The National Transportation Safety Board has sent team to West Columbia, South Carolina, to investigate the crash.
The Learjet 60 crashed on takeoff at the Columbia Metropolitan Airport at 11:53 p.m. Friday.
Beth Frits, spokeswoman at the Joseph Still Burn Center, in Augusta, Georgia, said Barker and Goldstein arrived at the hospital early Saturday.
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Having never met Charles Still, I still consider him a brother-at-arms who died in the line of duty. While the headlines will read of the two celebrities who were on the plane (but as of now have have escaped with serious injuries) it’s times like this I am proud to have a blog that covers the profession of Executive Protection so that Charles name isn’t forgotten. My condolences to his family.