A private jet owned by “Lord of the Rings” and "The Hobbit" director Sir Peter Jackson has joined the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, New Zealand media reported Wednesday. The Gulfstream G650 is being used as a communications relay for military aircraft searching for wreckage of the Boeing 777, officials at Australia’s Joint Agency Co-ordination Centre told Radio NZ and the New Zealand Herald newspaper.
“Hobbit” Director's Jet Aids in Search for Flight 370
Peter Jackson attends the premiere of "The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug" at TCL Chinese Theatre on December 2, 2013 in Hollywood, California.
Updated at 4:17 AM PST on Wednesday, Apr 2, 2014