King does double duty as royalty and co-pilot

His Majesty King Willem-Alexander began flying during his time in the military and has continued to do so quietly twice a month for 21 years.
1:12 | 05/18/17

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Finally tonight the king leading a secret life away from throne. Holding another job for more than two decades. Here's David Wright. Reporter: Klm, royal Dutch airlines. The crown, right there on the tail of the plane. And in the cockpit? The co-pilot has a crown of his own, too. This is the uniform of his day job. Officially, his majesty willem-alexander, by the grace of god, king of the Netherlands, prince of orange-nassau, et cetera, et cetera, et cetera. One of those etceteras, presumably, for the job he's done quietly, twice a month for 21 years -- co-pilot for klm's cityhopper service. Like his distant cousins over in England, the king started flying during his time in the military. Now, klm gives him a welcome break from his royal duties. And he says there's another plus. The passengers don't even recognize him. When he's not wearing that other uniform. David Wright, ABC news, new York. Thank you for watching here on a Thursday night. Time to fly back to New York. Hope to see you right B This is WCVB at 7:00.

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