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Fake Pilot Names

An Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 airplane lies burned on the runway after it crash landed at San Francisco International Airport July 6, 2013. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

KTVU Fires Staffers Over Fake Asiana Pilot Names Fiasco

A Bay Area TV news report which listed racially-offensive, fake Asiana Airline pilot names has cost three staff members their jobs.

07/25/2013

The wrecked fuselage of Asiana Airlines flight 214 sits in a storage area at San Francisco International Airport on July 12, 2013 at San Francisco International Airport. ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Asiana Airlines Drops Plans To Sue KTVU-TV Over Fake Pilot Names

Asiana Airlines said Wednesday it no longer plans to sue a Bay Area TV station over the use of racially offensive names.

07/17/2013

The wrecked fuselage of Asiana Airlines flight 214 sits in a storage area at San Francisco International Airport on July 12, 2013 at San Francisco International Airport. ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Asiana Suing KTVU Over Racially-Offensive Fake Pilot Names

Asiana announced Monday that it will sue a San Francisco Bay Area TV station that it said damaged the airline’s reputation by using bogus and racially offensive names for four pilots on a plane that crashed earlier this month in San Francisco.

07/15/2013

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