Weeters 1570 Posted July 12, 2013 Share Posted July 12, 2013 KTVU is in some hot water tonight after airing what they believed to be the names of the crew members involved in the Asiana Flight 214 disaster. Claiming they had been "confirmed by the NTSB", the station reported the crew had names like "Sum Ting Wong", "Wi Tu Lo", "Ho Lee Fuk", and "Bang Ding Ow", names that most people could recognize as being fake. The station has released an apology, however it maintains that these names were confirmed with the NTSB prior to air. UPDATE: TVNT member JTMEM has pointed out that the real crew names have been out for some time (though unconfirmed by the NTSB), and, in fact, KTVU reported them on Wednesday. UPDATE 2: The NTSB has admitted it is partially responsible for this, claiming that a summer intern is to blame: WOW: NTSB says that their intern gave those Asiana crew names to KTVU San Francisco pic.twitter.com/auFZ9PY1YE — Ethan Klapper (@ethanklapper) July 13, 2013UPDATE 3: TVNewsTalk has learned the names likely came from this Reddit post made on Thursday. Click here to view the article Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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