Video: TV News Team Falls Victim to Fake Plane Crash

Nov 30, 2012  •  Post A Comment

The news team at Tribune station WGN-TV in Chicago was caught this morning by what turned out to be a fake plane crash being staged for a TV show. WGN posted video of its report on the incident, which can be seen below.

The station later reported that the crash scene was staged for the TV show “Chicago Fire.” Shortly after 8 a.m. reports began coming in from commuters who thought the incident near the busy intersection of 29th and King Drive was a real plane crash.

Here’s the clip of how it went down during the live report:


  1. Are you kidding me!?

  2. And this is why local news is still relevant.

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