Travis Barker conquered his fears! The blink-182 member flew for the first time since the fatal plane crash he was in 13 years ago. In 2008, Barker was on a plane leaving South Carolina when it caught fire.
Two pilots, as well as Barker’s assistant and the security guard, were killed. Barker and Adam “DJ AM” Goldstein survived with severe burnsHowever, Goldstein died a year later from a drug overdose.
Kourtney helps Travis overcome his fears
In accordance with TMZOn Saturday, August 14, Barker and Kourtney Kardashian traveled from Camarillo, California to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, along with the socialite’s mother, Kris Jenner, and her boyfriend Corey Gamble. This trip became Travis’ first flight since he survived the accident.
A source close to Travis told AND! News that the blink-182 drummer has been working for some time to overcome his fear. According to the insider, Kourtney played an important role in making Barker decide to fly once more.
“Kourtney has been incredibly caring and understanding and it is through her love, help and trust towards him that she was finally able to do this. The people who have been close to Travis since his accident are very excited for him. “added the source.
“His life has completely changed since he’s with Kourtney and he feels ready to do anything. She helped him overcome this fear and he feels like he can do anything with her by his side. You’ve been wanting to fly for a while and felt that the time was finally right“, said to AND! News a source close to Kourtney.
Travis and his desire to fly again
In an interview for Men’s Health Released in May, the musician expressed his hope of flying again. “Now that so many years have passed, it’s getting easier for me. There are days when I wake up and never think about it.”he explained. Also, in June, he tweeted: “I could fly again”.
Travis, Kourtney, Kris Jenner, and Corey Gamble flew in Kylie Jenner’s private jet. According to a witness, Travis took his time and seemed nervous, but Kourtney was supportive at all times. “She made him feel comfortable on the plane of Kylie with pilots they know and the large size of the plane, “the source told AND! News.