Layover Episode: The 1966 Attacks on Flight Attendants Lisa Wick and Lonnie Trumbull

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In the early morning hours of June 23, 1966, tragedy struck when an unknown assailant attacked United Airlines flight attendants Lisa Wick and Lonnie Trumbull as they slept in their beds, an attack that ultimately left Lonnie dead and Lisa critically injured. Join Shelly in this Patreon-exclusive layover episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast as she shares the details of the attack, persons of interest considered over the years, and a potential connection to an infamous serial killer.


Written and produced by: Shelly Price and Stephanie Hubka
Directed and engineered at: Snow Monster Studios
Sound editor: Podcast Engineers
Producer: Adam Hubka
Music by: Mike Dunn

The apartment where the attacks took place

Victims Lisa Wick and Lonnie Trumbull. Source: “Hi, I’m Ted” blog

Sketch of the potential suspect as recounted by victim Lisa Wick. Source: Seattle Times