Oops! KTVU TV News Station Names Asiana Pilots as Sum Ting Wong and Ho Lee Fuk | RedCowHills
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ay Area FOX affiliate KTVU 2 might want to check their NTSB sources a little more closely. The station’s news team just aired the (alleged) names of the pilots involved in the Asiana Airlines flight 214 crash, which include Captain Sum Ting Wong and Ho Lee Fuk.

Further, the anchors actually read the names on the air. Behold:

We can only assume Bartholomew J. Simpson was the person who confirmed the names.

Update: KTVU 2 issued an apology and explanation for the muck up. The FOX affiliate claims that the names were “confirmed by an NTSB official” in the agency’s Washington, D.C. office.

“We sincerely regret the error and took immediate action to apologize, both in the newscast where the mistake occurred, as well as on our website and social media sites,” said Tom Raponi, KTVU/KICU Vice President & General Manager. “Nothing is more important to us than having the highest level of accuracy and integrity, and we are reviewing our procedures to ensure this type of error does not happen again.”

Also, noted Howard Stern prankster Captain Janks has denied responsibility for the bit. Today’s on-air snafu also makes this bizarre article all the more pointless.

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