(RepublicanPress.org) – Interest remains at an all-time high in convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein’s association with noted dignitaries and world leaders. A former pilot for the billionaire alleged former President Bill Clinton and the United Kingdom’s Prince Andrew have admitted to flying aboard Epstein’s infamous Lolita Express, his fleet of private jets. A new report revealed the accidental release of thousands of flight records maintained by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
On Monday, November 29, Business Insider reported it received data from the FAA detailing roughly 2,300 flights logged by Epstein’s four jets from 1998 to 2020. Insider submitted a request for the files in January 2020.
Three months later, the FAA rejected the request. According to the agency, the requested flight logs were maintained in an “investigative file.” While it’s unknown what investigation the FAA was referring to, Business Insider pointed out that Ghislaine Maxwell, Epstein’s girlfriend, went on trial for her role in his crimes on Monday.
The FAA rejected a FOIA request I filed for Jeffrey Epstein's flight records — but they mailed me the records anyway, apparently by mistake.
The records include ~700 previously unknown flights made by Epstein's private jets.https://t.co/SC6Up9f50J
— Angela Wang (@angelareplica) November 29, 2021
Business Insider reported the FAA accidentally included the flight logs in a bundle of other data requested in an unrelated FOIA request filed earlier in 2021.
The publication set up a searchable database of Epstein’s flight logs maintained in public records in 2020. However, the new data contained information regarding 704 flights previously missing from public records starting in 2013 and ending in 2016.
The 131-page database maintained by Business Insider contains the dates of flight, the jet’s tail number, departure and arrival locations, passengers, and the source of the records.
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