KTVU News read these names live on television today stating that the National Transportation Safety Board had confirmed that these were the pilots’ of Asiana 214.
Friday afternoon, Tom Raponi, KTVU/KICU Vice President & General Manager, issued this statement apologizing for the broadcast error:
We sincerely regret the error and took immediate action to apologize, both in the newscast where the mistake occurred, as well as on our website and social media sites. Nothing is more important to us than having the highest level of accuracy and integrity, and we are reviewing our procedures to ensure this type of error does not happen again.
3. Here’s the on-air apology.
Update: Friday, July 12, 2013 - 9:00 p.m. ET:
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