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LAX 'jetpack' mystery deepens further still


Posted on Thursday, 15 October, 2020 | Comment icon 13 comments

LAX is a busy place. Image Credit: CC BY-SA 3.0 Ethan Landesman
For the second time, pilots have witnessed a 'jetpack' flying at altitude over Los Angeles International Airport.
Back at the beginning of September, it was reported that the pilots of American Flight 1997 witnessed what they believed to be a "guy in a jetpack" 300 yards off their wing and 3,000ft up in the air.

The presence of something of this nature, especially at such a height and within the vicinity of a major international airport, sparked a great deal of debate at the time, however no explanation for the sighting was ever found and nobody came forward to identify themselves as the culprit.

Now, less than two months on from the incident, a China Airlines crew has reported another sighting of a jetpack over the area - this time flying at 6,000 feet around 7 miles northwest of LAX.

What makes the phenomenon so strange is that jetpacks will typically make a large amount of noise and be fairly noticeable - yet nobody on the ground seemed to have seen or heard anything.
Both the FAA and the FBI are now investigating the sightings.

Could someone be testing out a sophisticated jetpack over Los Angeles or is the whole thing an elaborate prank - perhaps involving a mannequin strapped to a drone ?

"Only in LA," one of the pilots was quoted as saying.

The search for answers continues.

Source: Fox News | Comments (13)


Tags: Jetpack


Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #4 Posted by acute on 15 October, 2020, 11:36
It wasn't that high.  
Comment icon #5 Posted by RoofGardener on 15 October, 2020, 11:52
3000 feet is VERY high for a jet/rocket pack ?
Comment icon #6 Posted by Eldorado on 15 October, 2020, 13:26
Jetman took off on Friday from the runway at Skydive Dubai and flew more than 5,900 feet in altitude. People magazine; February 2020: Link  
Comment icon #7 Posted by Jon the frog on 15 October, 2020, 14:32
Drone can go well over that... gone in the cloud at about 10000 ft before losing contact with my racing drone. It can be a rc flying man, some exist and fly  well:  
Comment icon #8 Posted by jethrofloyd on 15 October, 2020, 15:04
Comment icon #9 Posted by Nnicolette on 15 October, 2020, 15:12
  Why not? I go over 6000 ft in my car all the time. Years ago I saw what i assume to have been a drone dipping in and out of a cloud very very high in the sky. Pretty sure they do.
Comment icon #10 Posted by mesuma on 16 October, 2020, 1:55
 
Comment icon #11 Posted by Scholar4Truth on 16 October, 2020, 1:56
 
Comment icon #12 Posted by Matt221 on 18 October, 2020, 8:04
oh bugga if only planes had a little dash cam,i mean to say you can pick them up in argos cheap enough .......................
Comment icon #13 Posted by Mantis914 on 22 October, 2020, 20:40
Its these two.  Jet Jaguar is flying around LA and Godzilla is making the noises heard around the world.


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