Tuesday, July 06, 2021

Cessna 172S Skyhawk SP, N5185U: Accident occurred June 25, 2021 at Pocono Mountains Municipal Airport (KMPO), Tobyhanna, Monroe County, Pennsylvania

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. Any errors in this report will be corrected when the final report has been completed. 

The National Transportation Safety Board did not travel to the scene of this accident.

Additional Participating Entity:
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Allentown, Pennsylvania 

Location: Mount Pocono, PA 
Accident Number: ERA21LA282
Date & Time: June 25, 2021, 16:00 Local
Registration: N5185U
Aircraft: Cessna 172S
Injuries: 1 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Personal

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Cessna
Registration: N5185U
Model/Series: 172S Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built: No
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None
Operator Designator Code:

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: VMC 
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: KMPO,1915 ft msl
Observation Time: 16:00 Local
Distance from Accident Site: 0 Nautical Miles 
Temperature/Dew Point: 22°C /11°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: 
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 8 knots / 16 knots, 180°
Lowest Ceiling: 
Visibility: 10 miles
Altimeter Setting:
Type of Flight Plan Filed:
Departure Point: 

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 None 
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries:
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: 
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 None 
Latitude, Longitude: 41.137694,-75.380055 (est)


  1. I am a Student at Moyer my instructor told me it was a student that got their license no I will not disclose if its a he or she but they landed then bounced then went off into the side of the runway.

  2. Note: The aircraft is still being repaired by a shop in Maryland and has a long way.


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