How Those Fake Pilot Names Made It On TV

Heads have rolled over KTVU's airing of four prank pilot names after the San Francisco plane crash last month—four station staffers and one NTSB intern lost their jobs. But until now, we had no idea where the fake names actually came from. » 8/07/13 2:48pm 8/07/13 2:48pm

Pranked TV Station Reports “Ho Lee Fuk,” “Wi Tu Lo” As SF Crash Pilots

Bay Area Fox affiliate KTVU purportedly learned the names of the flight crew of Asiana flight 214, which crashed last Saturday at San Francisco International Airport, killing two. These—"Sum Ting Wong," "Wi Tu Lo," "Ho Lee Fuk," and "Bang Ding Ow"—are not their names. The newscaster's credulous reading puts it over… » 7/12/13 4:29pm 7/12/13 4:29pm