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Thursday, July 18, 2013

Even San Francisco Kids Are Getting a Kick Out of the KTVU Asiana Pilot Gaffe

Posted By on Thu, Jul 18, 2013 at 4:12 PM

KTVU hasn't gotten much of a break since it went on the air last week and reported fake names of the Asiana pilots that crashed into SFO on July 6.

Not even the kiddos are cutting the reporters over there some slack.

We spotted the latest jab at the station on the Bernalwood blog, which posted a kid-crafted press release about a missing helicopter in the neighborhood.

BERNALWOOD BLOG VIA "NEIGHBOR MATTHEW."
  • Bernalwood blog via "neighbor Matthew."

See Also: Fake Press Release On KTVU Screw Up Tries To Screw Up Even More Reporters

As the blog reports, a neighbor saw the sign this week about the missing helicopter, noting that the National Transportation Security Board is not doing a good job of investigating.

What's more the blogger, Todd Lappin, then points out that "KTVU is nevertheless working to confirm a report that the pilot's name was Havyuseen Maheli."


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