FAA accidentally releases records on more than 2,000 Epstein flights: Report

FAA releases documents on more than 2,000 Epstein flights

Updated: November 30, 2021 - 9:59pm

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) accidentally released records on more than 2,000 Jeffrey Epstein flights, including more than 700 of which were previously unknown, according to reports.

The FAA accidentally emailed Business Insider International part of Epstein's flight records despite initially denying a Freedom of Information Act request from the publication in January 2020. 

Jeffrey Epstein was a convicted sex offender who died in jail in 2019.

The flights were from four planes registered to Epstein, including one Boeing 727 nicknamed the "Lolita Express." Records show two of the planes traveled even after Epstein's arrest.

The names of passengers were not released, but the flight locations may give clues. 

Epstein's close associate Ghislaine Maxwell is currently on trial for sex trafficking. Prosecutors argue that Maxwell was "partners in crime" with Epstein. 

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