updated 07/22/2008 AT 8:00 AM ET
•originally published 07/22/2008 AT 9:25 AM ET
Bill Murray will take a flying leap next month, when he jumps out of a plane at the Chicago Air and Water Show.
But the Windy City native, 57, is aiming for a happy landing on North Avenue Beach following his tandem jump with the Golden Knights skydiving team on Aug. 15.
According to the mayor’s office, the Lost in Translation Oscar nominee’s special appearance will raise money for the USO of Illinois as part of the show’s 50th anniversary.
– Caris Davis