Get Dori in your inbox! Sign up for the daily Dori Monson email newsletter >
Listen to Dori Monson weekdays on KIRO Radio 97.3 FM
Dori Monson

Woman sounds excited to witness San Francisco plane crash


Incredible footage surfaced in the aftermath of the San Francisco Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash. But after the initial shock, we realized the woman's reaction to the plane crash that could have killed hundreds was completely inappropriate.

Fred Hayes, an amateur plane-spotter, was recording aircraft landings on his cell phone when the crash occurred July 6.

While Fred filmed, he was remarking on the angle of the plane and reacts with shock when he realizes he could be witness to the death of countless travelers. But as the plane crashed and caught fire, his wife was more impressed that Fred got the footage on his phone.

"Oh, you're filming it, too," says Hayes' wife. "You filmed the whole thing!"

Her reaction stunned the Dori Monson Show crew.

"She sounds so excited," said Dori. "They're watching a plane crashing, and she seemed to only be fascinated with her husband."

Dori wonders: what if that woman had been married to the man who was covering the Hindenberg crash?

Jillian Raftery, Social Media Captain
Jillian Raftery is a social media captain for the Dori Monson Show. She loves the neighborly vibe of the Pacific Northwest and spends as much time as possible outdoors.
ATTENTION COMMENTERS: We've changed our comments, but want to keep you in the conversation.
Please login below with your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Disqus account. Existing MyNorthwest account holders will need to create a new Disqus account or use one of the social logins provided below. Thank you.
comments powered by Disqus


In the community
Do you know a student who stands out in the classroom, school and community?
Help make their dreams come true by nominating them for a $1,000 scholarship and a chance to earn a $10,000 Grand Prize. Brought to you by KIRO Radio and Comprehensive Wealth Management.

Do you know an exceptional citizen who has impacted and inspired others?
KIRO Radio and WSECU would like to recognize six oustanding citizens this year. Nominate them to be recognized and to receive a $2,000 charitable grant.