Video: News anchors report 'Chicago Fire' plane crash as real
While giving a live news report, the anchors thought the staged plane crash was a real accident
By Ben Lee
CHICAGO — A plane crash scene that was being shot for Chicago Fire has been mistakenly reported by news anchors.
A morning show on WGN-TV, a television station in Chicago, was interrupted as it reported 'breaking news' that there had been a major accident on a highway.
The two anchors - Larry Potash and Robin Baumgarten - eventually found out on air that the scene was part of an upcoming episode for the NBC drama, much to their annoyance.