While reporting about this morning's deadly helicopter crash in Seattle, the Fox 31 team in Denver thought it would be a great idea to shoot live footage of one of their producers Twitter feed.

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Among all of the tweets about the horrible news chopper crash, was, of course, a wiener selfie. Ooops!

The TV station has issued the following apology:

While reporting breaking news about the crash of the KOMO-TV helicopter in Seattle, Fox 31 Denver accidentally broadcast an offensive photo while scrolling live through a Twitter feed of pictures from the crash scene.

The photo was mistakenly broadcast by our control room. It did not come from the tablet many viewers saw being used by one of our anchors.

We apologize for the inadvertent broadcast of the image and we are taking immediate steps to prevent such an accident from happening again.