1256. Interference and interception.

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:


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


    (2)     notify, if possible, the appropriate air traffic services unit4;