It's A Bird, It's A Plane. No, It's A Guy In A Jetpack A Fox TV affiliate in Los Angeles obtained audio of the moment a flight crew reported seeing a man flying alongside them in a jetpack. The FBI is investigating.

It's A Bird, It's A Plane. No, It's A Guy In A Jetpack

It's A Bird, It's A Plane. No, It's A Guy In A Jetpack

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A Fox TV affiliate in Los Angeles obtained audio of the moment a flight crew reported seeing a man flying alongside them in a jetpack. The FBI is investigating.

RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Rachel Martin. It's a bird. It's a plane. No, it's...

(SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING)

UNIDENTIFIED AMERICAN AIRLINES PILOT: Tower, American 1997 - we just passed a guy on a jetpack.

MARTIN: You heard that right. A Fox affiliate in Los Angeles obtained audio of the moment a flight crew reported seeing a man flying alongside them in a jetpack. Experts say they're unaware of technology capable of that altitude, and the FBI is investigating. Who knows? Maybe the guy just needed a more socially distant style of air travel. It's MORNING EDITION.

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