On December 14, President of the Republic of Abkhazia Raul Khadzhimba participated in the ceremony of laying flowers at the monument for the victims of the Lata tragedy.
On December 14, 1992, Georgian soldiers shot down a helicopter above the Lata village of the Gulripsh District. The helicopter was carrying out a humanitarian flight from the blockaded Tkuarchal to Gudauta. 87 people were killed, including 35 children and 8 pregnant women. The remains of the victims are buried in Gudauta.