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Friday, June 26, 2009

Duped newscast airs ‘Lost’ scene as Flight 447’s last moments

In their rush to air exclusive photos of Flight 447’s destruction, no one in this newsroom stopped to ask the logical questions, such as: 1) How did the camera survive? and 2) Why are the photos in wide-screen format?

The answers, of course, are: 1) Because the footage is from Lost. And, 2) because the footage is from Lost.

The source material (starts at 8:05):

UPDATE: According to a Digg commenter (my high school Spanish wasn’t up to the task), the newscaster explains that the camera was destroyed, but the memory card was somehow recovered. ¡Que suerte!