On August the 9th four Spanish Air Force F/A-18 Hornets arrived at Lajes en-route to Red Flag at Nellis Air Force Base. They had diverted to Lajes due to a problem with their US Air Force tanker.
The aircraft were:-
All four departed to the United States on August 11th.
A further two Spanish Hornets arrived on August the 10th and departed back to Spain on the 11th:-