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Sequestration jitters cancel air show

INDIANAPOLIS – The 2013 Indianapolis Air Show has fallen victim to the looming automatic budget cuts.

The show's executive committee decided Tuesday to cancel the show that was scheduled for June 15-16 at Indianapolis Regional Airport east of the city.

WISH-TV reports (http://bit.ly/15gUmLH) that the U.S. Navy Blue Angels were scheduled to appear as the show's jet team headliner, but under the budget cuts, U.S. military jet teams may be grounded.

The air show is a fundraiser that for philanthropic organizations such as the Central Indiana Community Foundation.

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