Oops. US anchors report fake plane crash.

By David Knox on December 2, 2012 / Filed Under News 3

“Are you kidding me?”

WGN-TV Morning News anchors Larry Potash and Robin Baumgarten reported the “breaking news” of a plane crash in Chicago on Friday.

Except it was all part of a shoot for the upcoming Chicago Fire.


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  1. David Knox December 3, 2012 at 12:50 pm -

    The news was “a TV show is filming” not the unfolding emergency they ran with.

  2. nero666 December 3, 2012 at 12:33 pm -

    Why ‘stoopid’?
    A news chopper has live shots of a broken up plane on a road…not news?

  3. Ashton December 2, 2012 at 9:30 am -

    Reminds me of when CNN was reporting a major place crash but it was only a drill at an airport

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