A Delta Air Lines jet, right, sits parked at Los Angeles International Airport, Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

(Bloomberg) — U.S. law enforcement officials have no credible evidence that airline cockpits have been hacked from passengers’ seats, contradicting a man who claims he did just that.

While attempting to tamper with flight controls is illegal, investigators don’t actually believe that such attempts could be successful, a senior law enforcement official said Monday. The official asked not to be named because an investigation into a hacker’s claims is continuing.

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