A small plane crashed at Flavet Field in Gainesville, which is a large tailgating area about a quarter mile from Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. Fortunately, indications are that no one was seriously injured in the incident, including the people in the plane. The pilots of the advertisement plane were taken to the hospital, per Florida. Our Gators blog, Alligator Army, has more on the crash.
UPDATE - a small plane attempted an emergency landing at an open area of Flavet Field and has crashed (1/3)— Florida Gators (@GatorZoneNews) October 5, 2013
The plane landed upside down on a vacant pick up truck. Both pilots were ejected and transported to a local hospital. (2/3)— Florida Gators (@GatorZoneNews) October 5, 2013
No additional injuries to report at this time. Will release any further info as it becomes available (3/3).— Florida Gators (@GatorZoneNews) October 5, 2013