Pakistani politician commends a pilot’s “miraculous save” – but couldn’t tell it was a GTA V clip

On Twitter last week, Pakistan’s Awami Tehreek secretary general showed a video of a passenger jet pilot narrowly avoiding an oil tanker parked on the runway during landing. He calls it a “miraculous save,” and it is that – but the stakes for that save were pretty low, considering this was a Grand Theft Auto V clip. Khurram Nawaz Gandapur was unaware that he’d posted a game video, but the internet quickly made him realise his mistake. His tweet earnestly describes the clip: “Narrow escape of an aircraft which could have ended in a great disaster. Miraculous save by the pilot’s presence of mind.” Sadly, the tweet has since been deleted, though you can still see an archived version (via …