Airline Crashes Are Not Funny. Haste to Report Things Maybe Are.

 Fox AFFILIATE scammed in reporting four captain’s names.

1) captain sum ting wong

2) wi tu lo

3) ho lee fuk

4) bang ding ow

 

UPDATE: NTSB Apologizes For Intern Error That Led To Fox Affiliate’s Racist Asiana Airlines Reporting Gaffe

 

UPDATE, 6:40PM: The National Transportation Safety Board has issued an apology for confirming the fake pilot names to KTVU, citing the handiwork of an overzealous summer intern. Read the full release here.

PREVIOUSLY: Local San Francisco Fox affiliate KTVU is blowing up on social media today after erroneously identifying the Asiana Airline pilots in Saturday’s SFO crash by four racist prank names during its Friday noon broadcast. “Prior to air, the names were confirmed by an NTSB official in the agency’s Washington, D.C. office,” read an apology posted this afternoon on KTVU’s website. “Despite that confirmation, KTVU realized the names that aired were not accurate and issued an apology later in the newscast.”

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~Steve~

https://www.deadline.com/2013/07/fox-affiliate-ktvu-apologizes-for-racist-asiana-airlines-pilot-prank/#utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

 

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Dr. Eowyn
Admin

What is even more inexcusable about this “gaffe” is that the Asiana flight crew are Koreans, but the fake obscene-sounding names are Chinese. As an example, no Korean has the last name of Wong. That’s distinctively Chinese and not just Chinese, but Cantonese-dialect (Wong in the official Mandarin dialect is “Huang”). KTVU is a TV station in the San Francisco Bay Area with a large Asian, esp. Chinese, population. I’m incredulous that no one at KTVU noticed that the fake names were not just Chinese instead of Korean, but the kind of Chinese-sounding names that are the stuff of obscene… Read more »

japoa
Guest

Somebody’s head is going to be on the chopping block for this one . 3rd name is kinda funny though .

JosephBC69
Guest

This should put to rest any questions regarding fact-checking by the MSM.

Steve
Guest

Joseph, in all fairness the MSM got duped by some intern at the NTSB

DCG
Admin

Faceplant…

Harriet Nelson
Guest

I don’t care, I think it shows that intern has one hell of a sense of humor and will probably get a good job. Probably in politics I know I laughed

Steve
Guest

Harriet, I found it funny too. Sorry but it was.
It was not racist, just damn funny prank.

Grace
Guest
Grace

The fact that this was aired on TV is outrageous, but what is even more outrageous is that it came from an employee of our federal governnment!
Shameful!

Steve
Guest

Grace, it’s called gallows humor. And you are outraged because of a federal employee. Read the paper much. Sheesh, this employee is probably employee of the month compared to the rest of the thieves.

Dave
Editor

I hate to admit it, but #3 is pretty funny. 😀

Yeah. I know. I’m a horrible human being. 😉

-Dave

Steve
Guest

Dave, we’re both horrible I guess.

Alice Wolf
Guest
Alice Wolf

This airplane crash is the work of the enemy, as was the derailing of that train in Paris a couple of days ago. Thinking back there’s been a string of disasters that the MSM has made merry with. If you are on the name track then consider having an American President called Barack Hussein Obama.

Alice Wolf
Guest
Alice Wolf

Jesus is the name above all other names.

Steve
Guest

OK, maybe I’m twisted and I don’t find funny an airline crash story. I certainly mean no offence racially either.

Racism is usually defined as views, practices and actions reflecting the belief that humanity is divided into distinct biological groups called races and that members of a certain race share certain attributes which make that group as a whole less desirable, more desirable, inferior, or superior.[1][2][3]
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Racism