On December 14, events dedicated to the remembrance of the Lata tragedy victims took place in the Republic of Abkhazia.
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.