The 10 scariest and creepiest jobs
No. 8: Bush pilot
The job: If the thought of flying small planes through rural parts of the Arctic Circle, Africa, and South America is not scary enough, imagine doing it in conditions like snow or sand storms.
Scary to people with: Aviophobia (flying), astraphobia (thunder and lightning), achluophobia (darkness)
One in eight Alaskan bush pilots is likely to die on the job, Lee said. Professional pilots have to fly their small, single-engine planes in all conditions.