John Travolta donates jet in honor of son

Actor John Travolta attends the 9th Annual TV Land Awards at the Javits Center on April 10, 2011, in New York.
(CBS) John Travolta is donating his Gulfstream II executive jet to the Georgia Aviation Hall of Fame in honor of his son, Jett, who died in 2009.

Chrissy Miner, a spokeswoman for Robins Air Force Base, told Macon's Sun News the plane will first appear at an air show in April and will then be moved to the museum, located in Warner Robins, Ga. The jet features two engines and 14 seats.

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Travolta is a pilot and aviation enthusiast who's qualified to fly various planes, including a Boeing 707B.

His son died as a result of an injury during a seizure at the age of 16.

The actor will next star in the Oliver Stone thriller "Savages," alongside Salma Hayek, Demian Bichir and Blake Lively.


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