'Keiko' returns to home aboard Air Force C-17

Cournoyer, Tech. Sgt. Tammy
November 1998
Airman;Nov98, Vol. 42 Issue 11, p11
Reports on the return of Keiko, the killer whale, to his native waters in Iceland. Provision of the airlift by the United States Air Force and its Globemaster III; Involvement of the Air Force with moving the star of the movie `Free Willy' at the request of the Free Willy Keiko Foundation; Estimated cost of the airlift.


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