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Passenger jet forced to land in Baku due to cracked windshield

BAKU, January 11 (RIA Novosti) - A Tu-134 passenger jet made a forced landing Thursday in the capital of Azerbaijan due to a crack in its windshield, the country's transport police said.

"An airliner with 65 passengers and seven crew on board departed from Baku's Geidar Aliyev Airport at 14:55 local time [10:55 a.m. GMT], and due to the discovery of a crack in the windshield landed at the same airport 25 minutes later," a transport police source said.

The source said no one was injured, and that an investigation is under way.

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