Campbell Mackenzie-Richards (1900–1927) was a pioneer English aviator, Royal Air Force test pilot, and air race contestant, who was killed testing experimental equipment in November 1927.
Campbell MacKenzie-Richards was born on 6 January 1900 . The grandson of Peter Felix Richards (born 1808 in Edinburgh), the founder of the Astor House, Shanghai; and the son of Peter Felix Mackenzie-Richards ( a civil engineer) and Mary Edith "Mollie" McRae
MacKenzie-Richards was killed in a night flying accident at East Grinstead, Surrey on 9 November 1927. MacKenzie-Richards was engaged in testing night navigating devices at Croydon aerodrome, including two new illuminated wind vanes erected there experimentally.
(NEWSPAPER ARTICLE BIRMINGHAM DAILY GAZETTE , DAILY MAIL 11 NOVEMBER 1927 AND SUNDAY MIRROR 13 NOV. 1927 (TRINITY MIRROR)