President of the Republic of Abkhazia




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.  

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