LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – People in downtown Los Angeles saw what appeared to be a flaming fireball burning through the sky Wednesday night.

What looked to be a meteor were actually Red Bull Air Force wingsuit flyers.

The Red Bull Air Force is a team made up of some of the world’s most accomplished and experienced skydivers.

Viewers took to Twitter to share videos of the unidentified object whizzing by buildings.

A closer video showed the base jumpers in their wingsuits flying by, leaving a trail of sparks.

LAPD reported in a tweet that the stunt was part of a film shoot.

Red Bull confirmed with CBSLA that it was in fact a stunt by the Red Bull Air Force to celebrate the third and final last supermoon of 2019.

The professional athletes jumped from a helicopter 4,000 feet Los Angeles and entered downtown at more than 120 MPH.

The custom suits were equiped with LED lights and pyrotechnic sparks, making the flyer look like a shooting star passing the supermoon as it rose.

The jump marked the first-ever wingsuit jump into downtown Los Angeles.

Comments (16)
  1. Knowing all the snowflakes they hopefully committed seppuku to honor their invading alien leaders. One can only hope.

  2. Jason Ledd says:

    Where are the other 5 comments? Censor much?

  3. Saw this on Drudge. Left for wwwww.PressCalifornia.com for more real California news.

  4. Richard Hertz says:

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