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December 04, 2012

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
Digital Spy

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.

Full story: 'Chicago Fire' plane crash mistakenly reported by news anchors

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Elizabeth Miller Elizabeth Miller Tuesday, December 04, 2012 1:45:26 PM Everything else on that show is so realistic, it's no wonder that mistake was made!
Ert Srt Shaft Ert Srt Shaft Friday, December 07, 2012 7:21:37 PM That sound like something I would do too, let's just thank God it was a fake plain crash.

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