Pilots reported sighting of a “jetpack man” near Los Angeles at an altitude of almost 2 kilometers

On Wednesday afternoon, the crew of an airliner flying near Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) spotted a man in a jetpack flying at an altitude of 1.8 km.

China Airlines 006: “We just saw a bright object at 6000 altitude.”
LAX Tower: “006 Heavy, can you say that one more time, please?”
China Airlines 006: “We saw a flying object that looked like a jetpack and a guy in a spacesuit at an altitude of 1.8 km.”
LAX Tower: Was it a UAV or a jetpack?
China Airlines 006: “Like a jetpack. Too shiny. It is too far.”

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