Unknown person appears to be flying jetpack at 3,000 feet

Caught on camera, a person appears to be flying in a jetpack at 3,000 feet past a private plane. The close encounter happened just 7 miles from Los Angeles International Airport.
1:15 | 12/25/20

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Next, the close encounter between a private plane and a man strapped to what appears to be a jet pack, 3,000 feet above the pacific ocean. An astonished passenger on the plane capturing the sight on camera and tonight, the FBI is ABC's will Carr with the video. Reporter: It's a scary sight soaring across the southern California sky. That spe the sky is what appears to be a jet pack. At 3,000 feet, it's streaking past this pilot in a private plane. The close encounter just seven miles from L.A.X. This is not the first suspected jet pack sg near l.a.'s largest pair port. This past fall, two others were reported to be dangerously close to planes taking off and landing, where a crash could be catastrophic. One reportedly coming within 300 yards of a passenger jet. We just passed a guy on a jet pack. You don't hear that every day. Reporter: While jet packs are grow popularity, sightings are rare. Earlier this year, a pilot for jetman dubai documented a flight at 6,000 feet. That flight lasted for three minutes. Most jet packs only fly for a couple of minutes and they can't get very high. The one that was flying around here bucked those norms and the FBI is now investigating that close call. Whit? Will Carr, thank you tonight.

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