NO. 1586 (POLISH SPECIAL DUTIES) FLIGHT was first formed at RAF Derna
The origin of 1586 flight was the remnants of 301 (Polish) Squadron
after disbandment by the Polish HQ due to lack of staff and trained
crews. Remaining crews and aircraft formed C Flight of 138 Squadron ,
which was temporarily renamed as 301 Squadron
Missions flown by the flight included partisan supply drops and agent insertion.
* ^ A B C D E F Lake, Alan (1999). Flying units of the RAF : the ancestry, formation and disbandment of all flying units from 1912. Shrewsbury: Airlife. pp. . ISBN 1-84037-086-6 .
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