It was a scary moment on the F/V Northwestern when “Deadliest Catch” star Captain Sig Hansen went unconscious while filming on the boat’s deck, TMZ reports.
Though Hansen believes himself to be fine, the show’s crew asked him to seek medical intention, having him airlifted to a nearby hospital. After being thoroughly checked out, the captain’s daughter Mandy Johnson chimed in on social media, letting everyone know her dad survived the “widowmaker” and posting a photo of Hansen in recovery.
While the family believes Hansen survived a heart attack, doctors are still running tests to find out exactly what happened to the fisherman. Based on her message though, it seems Hansen will be back captaining his boat sooner rather than later.