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Dad saves daughter, 5, from capsized boat

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BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. - A 5-year-old Brevard County girl is doing fine Monday morning after her father saved her from underneath a capsized boat Saturday.

The boat's owner told WFTV when the engine failed, big waves filled the vessel with water and it flipped over.

Everyone got out safely except Randall Mischka's daughter, who was trapped under the boat.

Mischka was able to pull her out to safety.

"I had to go underneath the boat and drag her out with the life jacket on. I did lose all my stuff, but everybody got out safe," said Mischka.

Mischka said the boat was destroyed.