Melody Barstool was the wife of Otis Barstool and was from the small city of Poughkeepsie, New York. John and Philippa met her on the airplane going to London. Soon though, she, along with her husband, mysteriously disappear from the British Airways' Boeing 747 while it was still in flight. Both of them, who were in their seventies, later commented on national television that they had mysteriously returned home after wishing to be there and gave credit to God for the miracle.
She was a largish woman who wore a baseball hat and a brightly colored poncho. Melody and her husband were holding hands and were not enjoying the flight because of the heavy turbulance. She swore that if they every got out of it, they would never fly again.