Blink-182’s Travis Barker sues after plane crash

The drummer is seeking damages from two companies

Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker is suing two companies for damages following the plane crash he was involved in.

Barker was injured in the crash in South Carolina in September, in which four people died.

The drummer has since sued Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co, which owned the Learjet which crashed, and an aeroplane maintenance company, reports Fox News.

He is seeking $25,000 (£17,000) in damages for pain and suffering, disfigurement, loss of earnings plus medical and legal expenses.

Thelma Martin Still, the mother of Barker‘s bodyguard Charles Monroe Still Jr, who was killed in the crash, is joining the drummer in the lawsuit. She is suing for damages including grief and sorrow and funeral expenses.

In the lawsuit the pair claim that the plane’s pilots were not properly trained and that the Learjet was “defective”.