1256. Interference and interception.

If an aircraft is subjected to unlawful interference, the pilot in command1 must attempt to land as soon as practicable at the nearest suitable aerodrome or at a dedicated aerodrome assigned by the competent authority unless considerations aboard the aircraft dictate otherwise2.

The pilot in command of a civil aircraft, when intercepted, must:

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    (1)     immediately follow the instructions given by the intercepting aircraft, interpreting and responding to visual signals in accordance with the specifications3;

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    (2)     notify, if possible, the appropriate air traffic services unit