The gentleman was noticed by a flight crew about 1:45 p.m. Wednesday, the Federal Aviation Administration confirmed to CNN.
“A China Airways crew described observing what appeared to be anyone in a jet pack at an approximate altitude of 6,000 ft, about seven miles northwest of Los Angeles Global Airport,” the FAA claimed in a statement.
The FAA claimed it alerted nearby legislation enforcement organizations and are investigating the report.
An American Airlines flight was the to start with to report a “guy in a jetpack” at the plane’s’ altitude of 3,000 feet over Los Angeles Intercontinental Airport on September 1. The aircraft’s crew stated that the gentleman was around 30 yards absent from the aircraft. About 10 minutes later, a further plane noticed the man.
The FBI is investigating the incidents.
“The FBI is in call with the FAA and is investigating numerous studies of what, according to witnesses, appeared to be an particular person in a jetpack around LAX, such as a person right now documented by a China Airlines crew,” FBI Los Angeles Area Business office spokeswoman Laura Eimiller claimed Wednesday.
CNN has attained out to LAX for remark. There are no supplemental aspects at this time.
CNN received the audio involving air targeted visitors control and American and JetBlue flight crews from the September 1 incident. In accordance to the communications, air site visitors management warned a JetBlue flight to “use caution… man or woman on a jetpack reported 300 yards south.”
Just after the plane acknowledged the instruction, the controller concluded with: “Only in LA.”
CNN’s Alexandra Meeks contributed to this report.