Bill Murray Drops In on Air Show

Actor hurls himself from 13,500 feet for perfect landing at Chicago show
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 16, 2008 6:51 AM CDT

Wisecracking comedian Bill Murray launched himself from 13,500 feet to start off the Chicago Air and Water Show yesterday, AP reports. "Is there some frequent flier program?" quipped the 57-year-old actor before leaping from a plane and executing several spins strapped to the belly of a sergeant from the Army's Golden Knights parachute team. "It was quite a kick," gushed Murray after a picture-perfect landing.
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