Most of them would consider this to be very funny.
That does not mean that they don't take this accident seriously. They will analyze it down to the smallest detail and modify any faults in their own procedures that are exposed by this accident.
But they will all the while make graveyard jokes.
The author of this story is silly.
Pilot Wai Tu Loh was clutching the yoke upon impact (how long was the stickshaker on before then?).