Fred Berretta was an amateur pilot himself, so when US Airways Flight 1549 struck a flock of geese and lost both engines just minutes after takeoff from La Guardia Airport on that fateful afternoon of January 15, 2009, he knew that something had gone terribly wrong. In Flight of Faith: My Miracle on the Hudson by Frederick Berretta, the author gives the reader a gripping eyewitness account of the Miracle on the Hudson.
The events of this day were to be for Fred, the crystallizing moment in his lifelong process of conversion. In addition, Flight of Faith: My Miracle on the Hudson by Frederick Berretta reveals in a flashback, the recount of how the author lost his childhood Catholic faith and embraced a secular, sinful life and how he suffered family turmoil with the death of a beloved child. But, by the Grace of God, he slowly returned to the Lord’s Presence as he is finally humbled, broken and grateful to have survived the water landing of Flight 1549. Flight of Faith: My Miracle on the Hudson by Frederick Berretta, is a story of true faith and redemption.