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Actor John Travolta to donate jet to Ga. museum
File photo of US actor John Travolta receiving the award for best international actor from British musician Robin Gibb (L) during the 46th Golden Camera award ceremony in Berlin, Germany, 5 February 2011. The prize is awarded in 14 categories by German television magazine HOERZU. EPA/TOBIAS SCHWARZ.
WARNER ROBINS (AP).- Actor John Travolta plans to donate a jet plane to a museum in central Georgia.

Robins Air Force Base spokeswoman Chrissy Miner says the actor will donate a G-2 Gulfstream executive jet to the Georgia Aviation Hall of Fame at the Museum of Aviation in Warner Robins.

Museum officials say Travolta, who is a pilot, is donating the plane in honor of his son Jett, who died in 2009.

Miner tells the Telegraph newspaper in Macon (http://bit.ly/KYnzY) the plane is now in central Georgia. Plans call for the jet to be used as a display for an upcoming air show planned for April.

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Information from: The Macon Telegraph, http://www.macontelegraph.com


Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.



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