No. 586 Squadron RAF

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No. 586 Squadron RAF
Active 10 December 1943 – 30 December 1943
Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Branch Ensign of the Royal Air Force.svg Royal Air Force
Role electronic warfare

No. 586 Squadron RAF was a proposed electronic warfare squadron of the Royal Air Force during the Second World War.

History[edit]

The squadron was formed on paper on 10 December 1943. It was going to be an electronic warfare unit flying the Boeing Fortress Mk.II. It was decided to use 214 Squadron in this role and the squadron creation was cancelled on 30 December 1943, without it ever having any aircraft or personnel.[1]

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Jefford 2001, p. 98.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Jefford, Wing Commander C.G., MBE, BA, RAF(Retd). RAF Squadrons, a Comprehensive Record of the Movement and Equipment of all RAF Squadrons and their Antecedents since 1912. Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK: Airlife Publishing, 2001. ISBN 1-84037-141-2.