Pilots over LAX report "a guy in a jetpack" flying beside them

On Sunday, an American Airlines pilot reported "a guy in a jetpack" flying beside them above LAX. The sighting was confirmed by another commercial pilot. From the air traffic control discussion you can hear over at Fox11:

American Flight 1997: "Tower, American 1997, we just passed a guy in a jetpack."

Tower: "American 1997, OK, thank you. Were they off to your left or right side?"

American Flight 1997: "Off the left side, maybe 300 yards or so, about our altitude."

image: Amazing Stories, Volume 3 Number 5, August 1928. Cover illustration by Frank R. Paul. (Public Domain)