No. 586 Squadron RAF

Summary

No. 586 Squadron RAF
Active10 December 1943 – 30 December 1943
CountryUnited Kingdom United Kingdom
BranchEnsign of the Royal Air Force.svg Royal Air Force
Roleelectronic warfare

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

History

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]

See also

References

Citations

  1. ^ Jefford 2001, p. 98.

Bibliography

  • Jefford, C.G. (2001). RAF Squadrons, a Comprehensive record of the Movement and Equipment of all RAF Squadrons and their Antecedents since 1912 (2nd ed.). Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK: Airlife Publishing Ltd. ISBN 1-85310-053-6.