Jetpack spotted flying near LAX for second time in weeks
LOS ANGELES - For the second known time this year, a jetpack was seen flying close to commercial airplanes near Los Angeles International Airport.
Around 1:40 p.m. Wednesday, the FAA said a China Airlines crew reported seeing what appeared to be a person on a jetpack at an approximate altitude of 6,000 feet.
RELATED: New information released by FBI in LAX jetpack incident
The jetpack was spotted about seven miles northwest of LAX.
The FAA has alerted local law enforcement and will be looking into the report.
Back on August 31st, an American Airlines pilot reported seeing a mystery person in a jetpack flying in the path of incoming jets.
RELATED: Mystery jetpack man flying by commercial pilots at LAX may have been a mannequin on a drone
Both jetpack sightings are under investigation. It's unknown if today’s incident is related to the one over the summer.
Get your top stories delivered daily! Sign up for FOX 11’s Fast 5 newsletter. And, get breaking news alerts in the FOX 11 News app. Download for iOS or Android.