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Dec 31st 2008 12:47PM This story is stupid. We land on uncontrolled airports all the time. A lot of towers usually close at midnight anyway and some don't even have towers. All you have to do is use the tower frequency as the CTAF (Common Traffic Advisory Frequency) and announce your position. Well, that's how we're trained in America. If they were circling with one engine on fire, low fuel, with partial control malfuntion in fog then that might make for an ok story. Otherwise it's just another day at work making 21k a year in America as a pilot. Our low wages are the real story the public doesn't know about.