However, all the passengers and crew members on board the aircraft are safe

A Royal Bhutan Airlines flight from Paro to Mumbai was forced to make an emergency landing at the NSC Bose International Airport here on Sunday after the windshield of the aircraft cracked during the journey.

The captain of the flight sought permission of the ATC for emergency landing as the aircraft suffered windshield crack during the flight, said an official at NSC Bose International Airport.

After being cleared for emergency landing, the flight touched down safely at the airport at around 9.30 A.M., the official added. All the passengers and crew members on board the aircraft are safe, the official said.