1397. Destroying, damaging or endangering the safety of aircraft.

It is an offence for any person unlawfully1 and intentionally:

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    (1)     to destroy an aircraft in service2 or so to damage such an aircraft as to render it incapable of flight or as to be likely to endanger its safety in flight3;

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    (2)     to commit on board an aircraft in flight any act of violence4 which is likely to endanger the safety of the aircraft5; or

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    (3)     to place, or cause to be placed, on an aircraft in service any device or substance which is likely to destroy the aircraft or so to damage it as to render it