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TV Reporter Identifies Pilots Of Plane Crash with Fake Racist Names
By Esther Lee on Jul 12, 2013 at 6: 00 pm
In a shockingly racist move on Friday, San Francisco news station KTVU
518 misreported the names of the pilots aboard Astana Flight 214, which lilly,), FLIGHT no
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They reported that the pilot names were Captain Sum Ting Wong, Tu
Wike Lo, Ho Lee Fuk, and Bang Ding Ow.
virii] An anchor later apologized for the error and laid the blame on an NTSB
official who ) tday confirmed the names before the piece went on
air air. A spokesperson for NTSB told Thinkprogress that they never released any names in this case.