Travis Barker has reportedly refused to get on a plane since surviving a crash in 2008 that killed nearly everyone aboard. That changed on Sunday when he was photographed climbing aboard a jet — supposedly for the first time in 13 years — with girlfriend Kourtney Kardashian.
TMZ snapped photos of the Blink-182 drummer on a flight to Cabo on Kylie Jenner‘s private plane. He and Kourtney were joined Corey Gamble and Kris Jenner. TMZ reports that the flight landed safely at its destination.
In a May interview with Men’s Health, Barker shared his struggle with survivors guilt stemming from the 2008 crash, which claimed the lives of the two pilots, assistant Chris Baker and security guard Charles Stil, — and left much of his body covered in third-degree burns. Barker and Adam “DJ AM” Goldstein were the only two survivors, but Goldstein died of an overdose a year later.
The drummer, who was diagnosed with post traumatic stress disorder stemming from the incident, says he committed himself to flying on a plane again because “I want to make the choice to try and overcome [my fear.]”
“Why should I still be afraid of airplanes?” he declared.
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