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A former Jeffrey Epstein pilot testified Tuesday that he never saw evidence of sexual activity on planes he flew for his boss and his guests, which included multiple flights with Donald Trump and Bill Clinton.


Lawrence Paul Wissowski Jr. was the first witness in Ghislaine Maxwell’s trial in New York City.

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Wissowski Jr. was responding to questions from a defense attorney when he admitted that he did not encounter sexual activity on two jets for nearly 1,000 trips between 1991 and 2019.

He said he remained in the cockpit for most of the flight, but would occasionally leave to go to the bathroom or get coffee.

Although he was called as a witness by the government, Wissowski’s testimony seemed to aid in Maxwell’s defense as he answered questions asked by Maxwell attorney Christian Everdale about what he saw while straightening the plane after flight. What did you see?

Wisowski didn’t hesitate when Everdale asked him if he’d ever seen sexual activity when he went for coffee or got sex toys when he cleaned up.

“Never,” the pilot answered both questions. He said he had never even seen a used condom.

And when asked if he had ever seen sex with underage women, he replied: “Not at all.”

The pilot said that Epstein warned him to never stay in the cockpit during flights and also encouraged him to use a bathroom near the rear of the plane, allowing him to walk behind the plane’s couch.

He said he had never seen children on his planes who were not with their parents.

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When Everdale asked him about a teenager who, prosecutors say, was sexually abused by Epstein before he became an adult, Wissowski said he believed he was there when he was introduced to her. She was “mature”.

He also acknowledged that Clinton was a passenger on some flights in the 2000s and had accompanied Britain’s Prince Andrew, the late US Sen. John Glenn of Ohio – the first American to orbit the Earth – and former Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton. Aircraft were operated. , “more than once.”

Epstein’s plane was nicknamed “The Lolita Express” by some in the media after allegations surfaced that he used it to transport teenage girls to his private island, his New Mexico farm, and his New York City townhouse. Was.

Ghislaine Maxwell listens in court. (Jane Rosenberg)

Maxwell faces charges of sex trafficking and recruiting young girls for Epstein and framing them to misbehave.

Prosecutors say there is evidence Maxwell knew the victims, including a 14-year-old, were under the age of consent and arranged for travel between Epstein’s homes, including those in Palm Beach, Florida. His estate included his posh Manhattan townhouse and. Other residences in Santa Fe, New Mexico and London.

Epstein killed himself in a Manhattan federal lockup in August 2019, a month after his arrest on sex trafficking charges. Officers charged Maxwell in July 2020, arresting him after tracking him down to a $1 million New Hampshire estate where he was holed up during the coronavirus pandemic.