DJ AM made his first ever public appearance since being involved in a deadly plane crash that happened on September 19, showing up for the funeral of Chris Baker, who served as an assistant to for several years and was a close friend to both musicians. Wearing a green polo shirt, as requested by Baker's wife, Otillia Villar, AM was spotted sporting a bandage on the right side of his neck, oversized sunglasses and with little visible damage to his face.
AM arrived at the memorial service, held at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Hollywood Monday, September 29, via limo. There were 300 other people turning up to the event, which lasted for about two hours, to honor Chris. He is survived by wife, Otillia, and 2-year-old son, Sebastian.