People on Twitter reported seeing what they thought was a meteor or even a UFO, but closeup video showed two people in wingsuits trailing sparks behind them over downtown L.A.
What is this flying item on fire above downtown Los Angeles? pic.twitter.com/3tUu0jKL8L— dennis hegstad (@dennishegstad) March 21, 2019
It wasn't immediately clear if the stunt was for a Red Bull commercial or another project by the company. Police sought to reassure the public, tweeting: "PSA: A meteor did not crash into Downtown Los Angeles, and no, it's not an alien invasion...just a film shoot. This is Tinseltown after all."