‘Ho Lee Fuk’: Someone Pranked San Francisco TV Station Into Reporting Fabricated Names Of Asiana Pilots

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A local Fox affiliate, the San Francisco powerhouse station KTVU, is dealing with the fallout of a major error on Friday. During their noon broadcast, a report on the deadly Asiana Airlines crash took a turn for the unintentionally offensive when they broadcast the names of pilots in charge of that flight. The mangled Asian-sounding names were, in fact, thinly-disguised expletives mocking the sentiments expressed by the crash victims and their families.  

The supposed names of the crash victims broadcast on KTVU included “Sum Ting Wong,” “Ho Lee Fuk,” and “Bang Ding Ow.”

A KTVU anchor later apologized for the error. She said that the names were inaccurate in spite of the fact that a National Transpiration Safety Board spokesperson confirming them. Watch the original clip below (with apology clip added at the end), via KTVU:

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10 Responses to ‘Ho Lee Fuk’: Someone Pranked San Francisco TV Station Into Reporting Fabricated Names Of Asiana Pilots

  1. SamAdams says:


  2. Jolly Roger says:

    LMAO…..This was a prank destined for the prank history books.

    My personal favorite still goes to the guys who hijacked the the McDonald’s drive-through radio frequency and yelled back at customers placing orders “you’re too fat to be eating Big Macs” and things of that nature.

  3. rhumstruck says:

    🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂

  4. diggerdan says:

    They forgot about One Hung Low. LOL

  5. James says:


  6. Cathleen says:


    NTSB confirmed? They DID not and you didn’t do your homework.

    . . .

  7. RT Hawk says:

    Bwaahhhhhahaha! lmao! Ho lee fook lol!

  8. # 1 NWO Hatr says:


  9. nottoobitter says:

    Hard to argue with the mainstream media these days. I thought to my self when she started to read the names “oh no” Where is the adl on this one? oh yah thats only for jews when they are made fun of.

  10. SNAFU says:

    Confirmed by NTSB Employee “Yu Bin Had” 🙂

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