'Human error' to blame for images that claimed to show helicopter being shot down with weapons supplied by Gaddafi.

This article titled “‘IRA’ footage was from video game, admits ITV” was written by Tara Conlan and John Plunkett, for The Guardian on Tuesday 27th September 2011 17.02 UTC

It was the most dramatic of footage with which to launch ITV1’s new current affairs show – pictures of the IRA supposedly shooting down a helicopter with weapons supplied by Muammar Gaddafi.

But the broadcaster on Tuesday admitted that the images used in the first episode of its new ITV1 series Exposure was in fact a sequence from a computer game, Arma 2.

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