Someone just flew a damn jetpack alongside the airplanes at LAX

An air traffic controller who had the unusual job of disseminating the news that a guy in a jetpack was crowding the skies Sunday had one observation: "Only in L.A."
On the weekend, two separate pilots flying American Airlines and Southwest Airlines planes said they'd spotted someone flying a jetpack as they approached LAX, NBC Los Angeles reports . 
"Tower, American 1997. We just passed a guy in a jetpack," one pilot reportedly said. The pilot then added that the individual was flying about 300 yards away — at the plane's same altitude of 3,000 feet.
"Tower, we just saw the guy pass by us,'' the Southwest pilot said. Read more... More about Jetpack , Tech , Transportation , and Space




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